September 15, 2017

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The Mediaversity Guide to the Emmys

Diversity Leaderboards for the 2017 Emmy Awards

"To help sort this year’s nominees, our guide measures not just the quality of a program but its inclusivity as well."


August 22, 2017

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HBO's Silicon Valley and Stereotyping

A Diversity Check on HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley,’ in Data

"There is a fine line between satire and stereotype. But when both forms of cultural commentary look and sound nearly identical, how do we differentiate them?"


August 14, 2017

Looking Into the Abyss

A Film Trend Forecast for 2018

"This is a huge push forward in 2018, with a bigger number of films showcasing either all-POC or mostly POC casts."


February 24, 2017

A Hollywood Without Immigrants

A Diversity Check on the 2008-17 Academy Awards, in Data

"Behind the 2017 Academy Awards sits the backdrop of some of the most anti-immigrant sentiment in recent memory. As we pause to celebrate filmmakers and artists, do we realize how many of them are actually immigrants themselves? Or have parents who immigrated?"


January 08, 2017

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The Golden Globes:
A Beauty Pageant?

A Diversity Check on the 2017 Golden Globes, in Data

"It is unfortunate that for the 2017 Golden Globe Awards, gender equality lags far behind the small but real progress made in racial representation. This isn’t solely a Golden Globes problem; the gender block has been a tougher problem across all media we examine."


January 01, 2017

Trevor Noah vs.
Jon Stewart

A Diversity Check on 'The Daily Show,' in Data

"One thing is painfully clear from this study: Representation matters.

Jon Stewart’s guests look like him. And Trevor Noah’s guests look like him. Meanwhile, women and Hispanics look like neither and so they get shortchanged on The Daily Show."