Idris Elba On Diversity

Media is the ‘means of mass communication’. It has an extremely important role in modern day society which aims to effectively represent and link together a source to its audience.

In our multicultural society, one which we should be so proud of, diversity plays an increasingly important role in attempting bridge together societies, cultures and ethnicities. It helps us to learn from each other and make us better, providing new opportunities and planting new ideas. It is now part of the fabric that makes our British society so great.

Idris Elba recently made a speech to Members of Parliament regarding this issue, and in particular within the Media Industry- which I thought deserved to be shared, so here it is:

And here’s the full transcript of the speech: http://www.channel4.com/info/press/news/idris-elba-s-keynote-speech-to-parliament-on-diversity-in-the-media?hootPostID=82edcd8d27c64b8197527ea00e8229a2