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Public Room: How the Macedonian Media Missed the Opportunity to Shed L...

Public Room: How the Macedonian Media Missed the Opportunity to Shed L...

As the “Public Room” case remained unsolved for two years after its discovery, media coverage led the public in N. Macedonia to mistrust the country’s authorities.

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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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In Ethiopia the Truth is Killed Every Day

In Ethiopia the Truth is Killed Every Day

As the civil war in the Horn of Africa enters its second year, the propaganda machinery is in full gear and mutual hatred reaches new heights.

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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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Bangladesh Sees Rise in Disinformation, Hate Speech and Violence Again...

Bangladesh Sees Rise in Disinformation, Hate Speech and Violence Again...

Social media in Bangladesh have been used to spread hatred, rumours, and incitement of violence against minority groups on flimsy grounds.

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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 can make workplaces more inclusive for B...

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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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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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Being Trans in Serbia (part 1): The media’s silence

Being Trans in Serbia (part 1): The media’s silence

Serbia seems to have built a wall of silence around the trans community. This approach is flawed in many aspects, especially as some from the trans community report it can have detrimental consequences.

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