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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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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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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 like superhero stories.

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Lessons learnt from Channel 4’s Black to Front Initiative: An Interv...

Lessons learnt from Channel 4’s Black to Front Initiative: An Interv...

"This should be a wakeup call that you need to look at the structure of your organisations and make sure diverse voices are really being heard." - Ayshah Tull

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How Qui? (Who?) became the new antisemitic slogan of the far right and...

How Qui? (Who?) became the new antisemitic slogan of the far right and...

Antisemitic conspiracy narratives are flaring up in France, finding fertile ground in street demonstrations and online discussions against vaccination and the coronavirus health pass.

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The Abortion Ban in Texas and the Texas Taliban Narratives

The Abortion Ban in Texas and the Texas Taliban Narratives

The media plays a huge role in choosing whether they spread awareness, or indulge in fear mongering and the current narrative risks favouring the latter.

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