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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 l...

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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 mother ...

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Independent Journalism and the Creator Economy is Solving The Media...

Independent Journalism and the Creator Economy is Solving The Media...

Independent creation encourages independent thinking and people doing interesting work while curiosity is a worthwhile starting point. Since creators’ curiosities are diverse, this will naturally flow into their work.

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When US Outlets Cover Black Shootings: An interview with Michael Gaski...

When US Outlets Cover Black Shootings: An interview with Michael Gaski...

"I do not believe Black Lives Matter (BLM) has been understood by all journalists. I believe this is another story subject that is framed in part by who is reporting it. - Michael Gaskins

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The MLADI Award in Serbia Recognises the Importance of Youth Activism ...

The MLADI Award in Serbia Recognises the Importance of Youth Activism ...

Although young people are often criticised for spending “too much” time on social media and online activism is often called clicktivism or pseudo-activism, online activism has managed to mobilise people in Serbia around certain goals and bring them out onto the stre...

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The Ban of The Eternals Highlights Nigeria’s Hostile Media Environme...

The Ban of The Eternals Highlights Nigeria’s Hostile Media Environme...

The censorship of the Eternals and other cultural products which present inclusive LGBT narratives, appear to be a way to silence diverse narratives and erase LGBT people from public life and discourse.

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Gender-based Violence in Serbia: Media Are Missing the Chance to Educa...

Gender-based Violence in Serbia: Media Are Missing the Chance to Educa...

We must not neglect the influence of positive narratives in the media. When we share stories that are not stereotypical, when we see women in a role that goes beyond those imposed on them by society, women have a chance to see themselves as strong enough to speak out ab...

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November Newsletter: Online Disinformation Threatens Diversity in the ...

November Newsletter: Online Disinformation Threatens Diversity in the ...

On 22 October a consortium of 17 US News organisations published a series of reports called ‘The Facebook Papers’. Reports …

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Reporting Femicides: Is the UK Media Racially Biased?

Reporting Femicides: Is the UK Media Racially Biased?

Better representation, accurate facts, and diversity in the media is required to break disproportionate coverage and overcome racial bias.

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India at the Centre of Facebook’s Challenges with Misinformation and...

India at the Centre of Facebook’s Challenges with Misinformation and...

The solution to the problems Facebook and other tech giants face in India and elsewhere does not lie in increasing censorship that may undermine digital freedom. Rather it requires more open, more accessible, and more equitable digital space in a rules-based broader env...

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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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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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