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.

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Communities Pushing for More Inclusivity of Black Journalists in the M...

Communities Pushing for More Inclusivity of Black Journalists in the M...

It may - or may not - come as a surprise, that in the UK there are 0.2% of Black journalists. Many Black journalists have expressed their experiences and also the need for organisations to push forward continuous initiatives that...

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A Hero of the Past Shines again as Journalism Takes the Nobel Prize

A Hero of the Past Shines again as Journalism Takes the Nobel Prize

As journalists celebrate, many will hope that this award will throw a protective cloak of international publicity around them and the community of journalists they represent around the world.

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From Hate Speech to Being Kitoed: The Precarious Online Lives of the N...

From Hate Speech to Being Kitoed: The Precarious Online Lives of the N...

Falling under the category of legitimized violence, gay people in Nigeria increasingly experience traumatic and life-threatening crimes like being cat fished and Kito.

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Children on Television Programmes: In between Bullying and Use for Mar...

Children on Television Programmes: In between Bullying and Use for Mar...

This article initially appeared on Reporting Diversity Network 2.0. By Dorentina Hysa and Kristina Lani, Albanian Media Institute In the …

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What is Newsworthy in a Meeting between a Rabbi, a Priest, and an Imam...

What is Newsworthy in a Meeting between a Rabbi, a Priest, and an Imam...

Around 170 participants from 55 countries participated in the first hybrid-style workshop within the Global Exchange on Religion and Society (GERIS) project implemented by PARTICIP and Media Diversity Institute (MDI), and supported by the European Commission.

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Battle over Headlines: The Kosovar and Serbian Media are on Different ...

Battle over Headlines: The Kosovar and Serbian Media are on Different ...

When the media only works to serve those in power, or to agree with the majority public opinion, the flames of tension will only be fanned.

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Black History Month UK: Tips on How to Commission Black Writers ALL YE...

Black History Month UK: Tips on How to Commission Black Writers ALL YE...

Let’s put some respect on Black History, the strong importance it holds for so millions around the world, and the constant reminder to honour it beyond one single month.

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Young Journalists on Course to Revolutionise the Media Landscape

Young Journalists on Course to Revolutionise the Media Landscape

The gap between mainstream and student media in the UK, the popularity of the latter is quickly growing, and they’re well on their way to defining a new kind of journalism and what should and should not be acceptable.

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Resources: Applications Open for Guardian’s Hugo Young Award ...

Resources: Applications Open for Guardian’s Hugo Young Award ...

A new opportunity has opened up for young journalists between 18-25. Click here for details. The Hugo Young Award is …

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The Politics of Being a Superhero and the Importance of Diversifying t...

The Politics of Being a Superhero and the Importance of Diversifying t...

It is easy to quote statistics or surveys, and a lot harder to dig into the systemic inequalities that run deep within the film industry and often only become more obvious when we see them blatantly visualised in extreme situations...

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