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July 31, 2017

“Media 4 Change” is launching the call for volunteer position in EVS project

This is a fantastic opportunity for young journalists from EU countries contribute to the social change and to carry out a period of full time international voluntary service in Lithuania. The call is open to all young people, age 18-30. We are waiting for your CV and Cover letter by 15th of August 2017 Applications must be sent to giedre.semyte@zmogui.lt

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July 26, 2017

The responsibility of journalism in combating abuses of power: Young European journalists learn professional reporting on corruption

“Corruption is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain”, said Povilas Poderskis at the training “Let´s go Public” in Vilnius. During 5 days, more than 20 young journalists from all over Europe produced multimedia content about abuses of power and established a network of professionals, open to the general public, to report on corruption.

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June 5, 2017

The right to be accepted as you are: Towards legal gender recognition in Lithuania

Recent initiatives and new attitudes from Lithuanian institutions open a context where legal gender recognition for transgender people seems closer than ever.

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May 11, 2017

Media4Change Newsletter

We have just delivered our Media4Change Newsletter. If you want to keep updated with new initiatives, exciting developments and interesting journalistic pieces at Media4Change, subscribe at the bottom of this post.

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April 20, 2017

Tools for the golden age of Investigative Journalism

Media4Change team has recently traveled to Perugia, Italy, to attend the 17th International Journalism Festival. Guided by the aim to share knowledge, participants of this festival suggested many useful resources to make life of investigative journalists even more exciting.

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February 17, 2017

Mike Jempson, covering stories from local to the global

Jempson is a journalist, international trainer and university lecturer who has been involved in co-operative journalism projects. he is the Director of the journalism ethics NGO MediaWise. He thinks that local media can work as a network all over the world, covering local stories, connecting them and turning them into global issues.

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February 7, 2017

Walking through history: What art can reveal about Lithuanian politics

A seven minute walk in the heart of Vilnius old town is all that separates the UNESCO Gallery from the Jonas Mekas Visual Art Center. During those 7 minutes in November and December, one could have had an imaginary journey through 70 years of Lithuanian history.

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February 3, 2017

Call for participants of the Reporting Corruption project

The European Youth Press as well as its Member Organisations and other partners focus on informing media makers about all levels of corruption and empowering them to tackle it effectively. For media makers, corruption is a key topic twofold: media is one of the main institutions in society responsible for detecting, deterring and reporting on corruption, while simultaneously being prone to and often affected by corruption. Young media makers and citizens are vital in changing society’s perceptions and tolerance of corruption.

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January 27, 2017

Media4Change Newsletter #1

We have just delivered our first Media4Change Newsletter. If you want to keep updated with new initiatives, exciting developments and interesting journalistic pieces at Media4Change, subscribe at the bottom of this post.

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January 19, 2017

Kholoud Helmi, activist who challenges Syrian regime with journalism

‘Four years ago we started our bid for freedom. Now, all are dead or in prison’, Kholoud Helmi said. She is a journalist and Human Rights Activist who participated in the Syrian Revolution from the beginning, in 2011. She found the best way to face oppression was by creating an underground newspaper, Enab Baladi, which is still being printed and distributed in Syria today.

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