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New Resource: Diversity In Media and Media Management

New Resource: Diversity In Media and Media Management

The Institute of Journalism and Communication Research (IJK) Hanover, Germany published a new Handbook on Diversity in Media and Media Management based on the work of eight students from a Master’s class called "Diversity in Media Management".

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When Women of Colour Experiences are Turned into Trauma Porn

When Women of Colour Experiences are Turned into Trauma Porn

It’s a long journey to where women of colour are able to prioritise themselves holistically without being boxed into overused narratives but the first step comes from media organisations and outlets taking an active step towards changing the stories they centre. 

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Unrealistic Post-natal Photos on Instagram Add to Weight Stigma

Unrealistic Post-natal Photos on Instagram Add to Weight Stigma

A deeper cultural change is needed to understand the impact of online and offline anti-fatness and to address the weight stigma and obsession with thinness that pervade our society.

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Does Meta Feel Pressured to Deliver on Their Diversity Goals?  

Does Meta Feel Pressured to Deliver on Their Diversity Goals?  

The results of the report show a prevalent and quite familiar fact in the tech industry – like most other IT companies, the Meta employees are predominantly white and male. Though, Meta’s efforts to overcome this cannot be denied.

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Alex Jones and the Horrible Impact Conspiracy Theories Can Have on Div...

Alex Jones and the Horrible Impact Conspiracy Theories Can Have on Div...

Conspiracy theorists and people who spread fake news often aim at people of color to promote their baseless claims. What role does racism play in these conspiracy theories and fake news stories?

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Sadowitz’s Cancelation from Edinburgh Fringe Reopens Debate on Limit...

Sadowitz’s Cancelation from Edinburgh Fringe Reopens Debate on Limit...

Inclusion is not supposed to be just about good public relations, as organisations and festivals need to promote good practices and discourage offensive material.

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Hate Speech and the Limitations of Instant Messaging Apps

Hate Speech and the Limitations of Instant Messaging Apps

Although encrypted messaging apps are used by an indistinguishable amount of people sharing illegal content, the secure communication allows for very important information to be shared confidentially for government bodies, journalists, and whistle-blowers.

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August 2022 Newsletter: The attack on Salman Rushdie should not lead t...

August 2022 Newsletter: The attack on Salman Rushdie should not lead t...

On Friday 12 August Salman Rushdie was stabbed while on stage. At Media Diversity Institute we firmly believe that it is a direct assault …

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Big Tech Needs to Go Beyond Volunteer Content Moderation to Prevent On...

Big Tech Needs to Go Beyond Volunteer Content Moderation to Prevent On...

Online tech's lackluster track record on the issue of diversity could have major ramifications if racism continues to go unchecked. Companies need to put dollars behind moderating so diverse users can feel safe.

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The Media Fails to Use Ethical Journalism Practices in Covering Person...

The Media Fails to Use Ethical Journalism Practices in Covering Person...

The media needs training if it is to really help the public with information that would help protect persons with albinism and it should do so without 'prejudices'.

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London Pride: 50 Years of LGBT Representation and Its Impact on the Me...

London Pride: 50 Years of LGBT Representation and Its Impact on the Me...

Not only did Pride lead to a stronger sense of identity for those attending the protest, Gay News existed as a subversive publication of counter-cultural discourse in a landscape of traditionally heteronormative forms of media.

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From the US to the Western Balkans: The Abortion Debate Reaches Wester...

From the US to the Western Balkans: The Abortion Debate Reaches Wester...

Patriarchal narratives in the Western Balkans within society and the media seem to be the root of the reemergence of the abortion issue in the region.

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