Stories

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.

Event: How the news media can advance diversity and inclusion in 2021 ...

Event: How the news media can advance diversity and inclusion in 2021 ...

Time/Date: Thursday, May 13 at 10:00 a.m. EDT  (2:00 p.m. GMT) A Media Diversity Institute- IJNet  webinar with Krissah Thompson, …

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New Deadline – Open Call for Journalists and Media Practitioners

New Deadline – Open Call for Journalists and Media Practitioners

Would you like to become a member of a new EU platform for an inclusive world? Would you like to connect with civil society actors globally? Apply now! New Deadline: 3 May 2021

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Sexual Harassment in Malawi’s Public Media Goes Unreported

Sexual Harassment in Malawi’s Public Media Goes Unreported

By Raphael Mweninguwe A recent report by the Malawi Human Rights Commission caused a stir in the country’s media. The …

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Is There a Solution to UK Media’s Persistent Islamophobia?

Is There a Solution to UK Media’s Persistent Islamophobia?

The integrity of UK’s media has been called out several times, and the coverage of the Batley school incident is only one of many that follows anti-Muslim tropes by criminalising Islam and by extension Muslims.

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Why is proper representation on TV important for diversity?

Why is proper representation on TV important for diversity?

Characters from a diverse background, should not be limited to certain types of genres programmes. They should literally be everywhere, as they come from a range a different social classes and backgrounds.

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New Report Highlights Islamophobia in the Media

New Report Highlights Islamophobia in the Media

Media narratives could contribute in the stigmatisation of the Muslim population in society which could end up in hate, racism and could deprive them from their agency.

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Adwa2: MDI Supports Journalists Shining A Light On Disinformation Tact...

Adwa2: MDI Supports Journalists Shining A Light On Disinformation Tact...

In this year’s World Press Freedom Index that is published every year by Reporters without Borders, journalism is described as …

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What Do English Headlines Reveal about Media Reporting on Travellers?

What Do English Headlines Reveal about Media Reporting on Travellers?

Nearly half of all online articles about Travellers in the English regional press contain ill-favoured words in their headlines, new analysis reveals.

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Prevent: How a Civil Rights Struggle Highlights Media Suppression Tact...

Prevent: How a Civil Rights Struggle Highlights Media Suppression Tact...

Will the media rise to the challenge of accurately conveying the threat Prevent represents to civil liberties in the UK?

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The Double Edged Sword of Social Media and Rape Culture

The Double Edged Sword of Social Media and Rape Culture

For real change to happen, it needs to be a collective effort across society, with all forms of media ensuring fair and accurate representations of women as real people.

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Activism, Social Media, and Burnout: When Dealing with Diversity Issue...

Activism, Social Media, and Burnout: When Dealing with Diversity Issue...

It is up to allies to make sure that there are less bottomless voids present within social media discourse where key voices are overshadowed.

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