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Fighting Discrimination in Russia through Tolerant and Inclusive Reporting

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Get The Trolls Out! Workshop for Media Monitors

The media monitors within the Get the Trolls Out! (GTTO) project officially began to work observing the media landscape in several European countries. Ahead of the monitoring, MDI a workshop during which participants went through the process of identifying and reporting cases of religious intolerance in the media.


Is the Media Response to Sexual Assaults Colour-Blind?

"Sexual violence knows no race, no colour, no gender, or class. But the response to sexual violence does, and I don’t want us to get pigeonholed into a racialised or classist or sexist or gendered response to this moment,” Burke who founded #MeToo movement in 2006 said.


The Role of the Media in the Rise of Austrian Far-Right

Although blaming social media and the tabloid press for the triumph of Austrian right-wing populism would be short-sighted, one of the MDI's panellists at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia in April 2018, Bettina Figl says that the media did play a key role in bringing about the result at the last elections.


Become a Postgraduate Student of Diversity and the Media

Aspiring students of Diversity and the Media MA can apply for the course starting in September 2018. Information about studying, entry requirements, fees and funding can be also obtained during the next open day in Harrow Campus on 7 March.


MDI Trainees' Stories Published in the European Media

While attending the MDI workshop on reporting on refugees, migrants and asylum seekers, a journalist from Berlin, Johanna investigated the growing tendency in the UK to place refugee children into foster families. Another participant Boróka told the stories of refugees trapped between East and South-East and West Europe.


MDI Contributes to the Journal for Applied Journalism

MDI Executive Director Milica Pesic presented in the paper for the Journal for Applied Journalism and Media Studies concrete and detailed examples of how her organisation has worked to promote inclusive journalism in many different countries and regions.


Get the Trolls Out 2 – MDI against Religious Intolerance

MDI and its partners are launching the continuation of "Get the Trolls Out!" In the second phase of GTTO we are going to counter religious hate incidents against Muslims, Jewish and Christian communities in Europe.


Dr Puhalo for MDI: 'Salafis as Scapegoats in the Bosnian media'

After spending two months with members of the Salafi movement in Bosnia, Dr Puhalo published a detailed study “Salafis in Bosnia and Hercegovina” dedicating one part to the media portrayal of Salafis in Bosnia.


How to Report on People in Poverty

Although stories about poverty concern people who are potential audience, media organisations do not give enough attention to poverty and inequality, nor do they report sensitively about disadvantaged communities. Stereotypes, assumption and misinformation often dominate in articles on benefit frauds, or human-interest stories.


MDI in Perugia: China Between Traditional and Digital Media

MDI panel at the Journalism Festival in Perugia explored the impact of technology on Chinese media from the way effective political supervision – and censorship – works on social networks in the country, to the specific case of the state news agency Xinhua which highlights strong ideological continuities with the past.


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.