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MAGIC Call for Applications: Awareness Raising Campaigns on Gendered I...

MAGIC Call for Applications: Awareness Raising Campaigns on Gendered I...

This call is launched in the framework of the project MAGIC (Muslim women and communities Against Gender Islamophobia in society), …

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The British Crown’s Colonial Legacy and the Media Debate in the ...

The British Crown’s Colonial Legacy and the Media Debate in the ...

Academics, journalists, and activists from Britain, and beyond, are calling for a different conversation on history. This conversation should be safe from sanitising popular culture approaches in the style of Downton Abbey or The Crown.

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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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Women’s Trauma and Sexual Violence at the Centre of the Italian Elec...

Women’s Trauma and Sexual Violence at the Centre of the Italian Elec...

Everything suggests, unfortunately, that this relationship between flawed coverage and ruthless propaganda will occur more and more often.

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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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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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The Media Needs to be Central in UN Policies for Young Activists

The Media Needs to be Central in UN Policies for Young Activists

The prevalence of media narratives and their influence on how on the ground actions shape up is a major reason why the UN policy on girls and women activists is only a first step.

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The Absence of Independent Media in Egypt Is Behind the Lack of Repres...

The Absence of Independent Media in Egypt Is Behind the Lack of Repres...

Although Egypt's government supported Copts and the strong ties with the church, the lack of media coverage of Coptic Christian issues is crystal clear, raising questions about whether it was intentional.

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Attack on Salman Rushdie: Freedom of Speech vs Islamophobia Debate

Attack on Salman Rushdie: Freedom of Speech vs Islamophobia Debate

So far Western media have expressed concern about Rushdie’s well-being and condemned the violent attack, while commentators have revived the debate around Islam as a threat to Western liberal values and free speech.

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The ‘Savage Warriors’ of Siberia: How an Ethnic Minority in Russia...

The ‘Savage Warriors’ of Siberia: How an Ethnic Minority in Russia...

While President Putin declares himself ‘the biggest Russian nationalist’, the challenge for the liberal Russian media is to expose widespread Russian racism and to combat the ignorance about Russia’s own ethnic minorities.

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MDI Hosts Journalism and Faith Workshop: Exploring Best Practices

MDI Hosts Journalism and Faith Workshop: Exploring Best Practices

Please join us for a timely discussion on how journalists report on the issues related to religion and beliefs. This …

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RDN 2.0 Media Monitoring Reports: Hate Speech in the Balkans Mainly Ta...

RDN 2.0 Media Monitoring Reports: Hate Speech in the Balkans Mainly Ta...

According to the media monitoring reports produced within the Reporting Diversity Network 2.0 project, three categories were identified as the main target of hate speech: ethnicity, gender identity and sexuality.

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