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Our stories examine the ways that race, religion, class, dis/ability, age, gender and sexual identity issues intersect with major topics in the media, and aim to bring new perspectives to light.

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Compact Magazine: Hand in Hand with the Far Right

Compact Magazine: Hand in Hand with the Far Right

Hardly surprising, yet still on the shelves: The Office for the Protection of the Constitution has finally taken the step of categorising the magazine Compact as “demonstrably extremist” with “clear far-right aspirations”. We take a closer look at the content...

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“Don’t Look Up” and the Global South’s Climate Voices

“Don’t Look Up” and the Global South’s Climate Voices

When it comes to debates on climate change scientists are not the only ones who are left alone and ignored. Climate activists and environmental journalists are also not listened to, especially those from the Global South, those who face risks...

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Entertainment shows lead diversity efforts in the British media

Entertainment shows lead diversity efforts in the British media

While mainstream entertainment shows like Strictly Come Dancing and the Great British Bake Off are welcoming a broader range of contestants, efforts are also being made in other areas to create fairer and more inclusive platforms that truly reflect the...

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Diversity news leads in 2022, but newsrooms are in deficit

Diversity news leads in 2022, but newsrooms are in deficit

In the coming months – whether it’s through coverage of sport, the pandemic, migration, policing or community relations – journalists may have numerous opportunities to focus on the strengths of diversity, but given increasing polarisation in politics and public life...

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Ethnic Minorities and Balkan Broadcasters Part 2: North Macedonia, Mon...

Ethnic Minorities and Balkan Broadcasters Part 2: North Macedonia, Mon...

In this two part article series, Italians from Istria, Hungarians from Serbia, Albanians from Montenegro, Turks from Republic of North Macedonia, as well as television journalists from Serbia and Croatia talk about the importance of having TV programmes in their...

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Antisemitic narratives find ground in COVID-19 anti-vax conspiracy the...

Antisemitic narratives find ground in COVID-19 anti-vax conspiracy the...

Online hate always finds a way to influence people susceptible to conspiracy theories. We are aware that social media will not become free from hate even if all of these recommendations are taken into account. However, we believe that they...

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Ethnic Minorities and Balkan Broadcasters Part 1: Serbia and Croatia

Ethnic Minorities and Balkan Broadcasters Part 1: Serbia and Croatia

In this two part article series, Italians from Istria, Hungarians from Serbia, Albanians from Montenegro, Turks from Republic of North Macedonia, as well as television journalists from Serbia and Croatia talk about the importance of having TV programmes in their...

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Media Diversity Institute: A Year in Review

Media Diversity Institute: A Year in Review

2021 has been an important year for journalism and a year that every journalist should be proud of. For the …

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Structural Violence against Women in Montenegro

Structural Violence against Women in Montenegro

Two femicides that took place in less than a month in Montenegro testify to the fact that institutions do not believe women. In both cases, victims reported threats to their lives and both times the institutions failed to protect them.

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NATION: Belgian Extreme-Right Movement Spreads Misinformation and Hate...

NATION: Belgian Extreme-Right Movement Spreads Misinformation and Hate...

NATION  is a Belgian extreme-right movement and party which raises concerns for its overtly xenophobic, anti-religious and Islamophobic content. While such content has been on their platform for some time, we flagged some particularly worrying articles in October.

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