Londres, 4 - 8 Septembre 2017. The Media Diversity Institute (MDI) is inviting applications for a workshop it is organising for journalists from EU countries who are keen to improve their skills related to reporting on migrants, refugees and other vulnerable groups.

The event will be held in London between 4 - 8 Septembre 2017. Journalists from EU countries interested in participating at the workshop should contactinfo@media-diversity.org for further information on how to apply. The deadline for submitting applications is end of 24 Juillet 2017. The working language will be English. All costs of participation will be covered by the organisers. You can find more information on the event ici.

The workshop, organised as part of the ‘Médias contre le discours de haine’ project, aims to explore best practices on covering sensitive issues concerning migrants, refugees and other vulnerable groups, in the context of Brexit and the growth of xenophobic attitudes across Europe. It will look at both good and bad practices in media coverage as well as data journalism as an important aspect of responsible reporting. The workshop will be highly practical in nature and one of the objectives will be for all trainees to produce appealing stories during the event for publishing in their media outlets, under the guidance of experienced trainers specialised in this topic. The workshop will be supported by Google News Lab who’ll provide training on a range of digital tools for journalists.

LeInstitut des médias Diversité (MDI) is one of the partners gathered by the European Federation of Journalists (FEJ) for the project Media Against Hate Speech. Other partners involved in the project are: Article 19, Communauté Media Forum Europe (CMFE), Community Media Institute (COMMETTRE), Croatian Journalists’ Association (CJA) and Cooperazione per lo Sviluppo dei Paesi Emergenti (COSPE). The project is financially supported by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship (REC) Programme of the European Union.