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Fighting Discrimination in Russia through Tolerant and Inclusive Reporting

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MA Diversity and the Media - Apply Now

A highly innovative course by MDI & the University of Westminster, UK.

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South Sudan People’s Voice

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Sexism, Threats and Video Games

Denouncing sexism and criticising the stereotypical ways women are represented in video games, Anita Sarkeesian started her project and soon after started receiving threats.“The harassment is becoming more intense towards women and other marginalized communities, and it seems to be happening more to women in male-dominated fields, and to women who speak out or make critiques”, said Sarkeesian in the interview for the Guardian.

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US Media Letting Down the Hispanics

“Conservative media's celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 - October 15 included smearing migrant children as conveyors of disease, accusing the Mexican president of encouraging illegal immigration, and mocking MSNBC host Jose Diaz-Balart for conducting a bilingual interview,” says Media Matters for America in its report 'How Right-Wing Media Talked About Hispanics During Hispanic Heritage Month'.

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MDI to partner with Chinese University

Sun Yat-Sen University from Beijing and the Media Diversity Institute are to develop a joint Inclusive Journalism and Social Harmony Programme aimed at encouraging a culture and forum among the region’s media actors, journalism educators and civil society organizations, that will build awareness and capacity for greater social and cultural inclusion through responsible reporting on the region’s diversity.

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Invisible Children of Algerian Terrorists

“Abd was the son of Islamist guerillas, born in the ‘maquis’. He is now 18. He doesn’t share his parents’ beliefs - in fact he has condemned them - but he is rejected everywhere he goes, he has no place in society and no future. He is suicidal,” says Zakaria Fetnaci, a young Algerian journalist, during the MDI workshop.

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Media Enabled Musketeers

"My name is Jon Novick. I’m 22 years old, and I am a dwarf,” says the author of the short film that has become a Youtube sensation. Novick’s film chronicles the backlash he receives daily for his disability. He is a part of Media Enabled Musketeers project.

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Egypt: “What Made Her Go There?”

The UN said that more than 99% of Egyptian women have experienced some form of sexual harassment, ranging from verbal harassment to rape. There have been many grassroots initiative to counter harassment, with social media being a useful tool for many women to speak up and help tackle this sensitive topic within Egyptian society.

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Journalists to Spend More Time with Marginalised Groups

Journalist David Tuller, author of the Media Diversity Institute’s “Reporting Diversity Guide”, teaches reporting on public health at the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. He frequently writes for The New York Times and for MDI website reveals some of the tips on how to report on marginalised groups and their issues.

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Story of MDI in 8 Minute Film

Watch the video that pays tribute to MDI's work and its 15 years of promoting diversity in the media. The short film made by the independent film maker Rani Khanna, features MDI trainers, trainees, students and staff who contributed to the promotion of a more inclusive media with projects all around the globe.

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