Media Diversity Institute works on projects that promote media and information literacy, better representation of minority groups in the media and combat disinformation around the world.
New Neighbours: Mobilising Media and Civil Society Actors to Foster Greater Intercultural Understanding between Migrants and Host Communities in Europe
The project objectives are tocounteract the damaging media agenda on migrants, which often uses negative stereotypes and frames, and distinguishes them as the ‘other’. This will be achieved by highlighting the positive contribution of migrants to local societies. The project will also communicate real facts about migration and combat stereotypes. There will also be project initiatives to give migrant a voice in the public discourse. This will help foster tolerance and acceptance for migrants and refugees in the EU. Key...
Open Information Partnership
The Open Information Partnership is a diverse project that brings together think tanks, fact checkers, independent media and grassroots organisations to counter the manipulation of information. MDI trains the organisations in a variety of areas including, investigative journalism, data journalism, debunking hate speech, content sharing, ethical issues and response campaigns. Region/Country: Europe, Eurasia Timeframe/Dates: December 2018 - December 2020 Lead Partner: ZINC Network Partners: Bellingcat, Atlantic Council: Digital Forensic Research Lab, Media Diversity Institute Find out more: firstname.lastname@example.org
News and Digital Literacy Project – Where Fake News Fails
The Macedonian Institute for Media, together with its project partners, is launching a project titled “News and Digital Literacy Project – Where Fake News Fails.” The aim of the three year project is to promote news and digital literacy, in order to improve the effectiveness, responsibility and ethics of civil society and journalists is using the right of freedom of opinion and expression. The project aims to increase debate amongst journalists about news and digital literacy, focussing on the economic...
Disability: A Matter of Perception
The main aim of the project "Disability: A Matter of Perception" is to strengthen visibility of persons with disabilities (PwD) in the media. The weakened role of the media as protectors of public interest in Macedonia on one hand, and the difficult climate in which civil society organisations (CSOs) operate on the other, led to the shrinking of media space for pressing needs of disadvantaged groups, and consequently to citizens’ misperceptions in recognising the existing discrimination. The invisibility of PwD...