January 5, 2016

Investigative journalism in Lithuania: some highlights

History of Lithuania’s investigative journalism has not yet been written. Some would say that there is not enough material for that, while others might claim that investigative journalism in Lithuania has died in its infancy, together with a violent murder of a journalist Vitas Lingys in 1993.

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January 2, 2016

“Media 4 Change” is launching the CALL for volunteer position in EVS project DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!

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 Motivational (Cover) letter by 10th of  July 2016 00:00 GMT. Applications must be sent to [email protected]

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December 10, 2015

A Global Assault on Nonprofits

The restrictions on the freedom of expression and action don’t affect only media but also NGOs. The Global Investigative Journalism Network has published a very interesting analysis about the measures which have been taken against civil society’s initiatives over the years.

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November 27, 2015

Newsrooms should change editorial workflow to prevent government spying

The International Journalists’ Network has shared an interesting article about the protection of digital assets from governments’ interferences.

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November 26, 2015

Paris Attacks: What the Media Could Have Done Differently

After the attacks in Paris, a new Islamophobic rethoric has been spread. The Media Diversity Institute analyzes faults and mistakes that journalism should not have done.

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August 27, 2015

Media in Sri Lanka: from Division to Inclusion?

Sri Lanka is one of the most dangerous places in the world for a journalist. An interesting article from Media Diversity Institute clearly portrays which is the situation in the Country.

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August 12, 2015

Invitation to attend journalism training in Sicily, 13th-19th October

Will you stand for the highest standards in Journalism? If you believe that there is no place for racism, xenophobia or hatred in the media, take part in a training programme for young journalists in Catania, as a part of an international project Reporting diversity: an ethical representation of migrants and minorities”. The deadline to apply is 4 September 2015.

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July 21, 2015

Freedom of Expression Principles in Law

The limits of free speech vary from country to country and journalists are often threatened and imprisoned because of repressive measures. Media Diversity Institute provides an Handbook launched by Thompson Reuters Foundation and produced in partnership with Reporters without Borders, which aims to inform journalists about freedom of expression principles in law.

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July 16, 2015

The study on Charlie Hebdo Effect in the Balkans

In the Balkans political and religious leaders condemned the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris, but a serious debate about legislation of freedom of speech in the countries didn’t follow. “The Charlie Hebdo Effect in the Balkans”, published in Media Diversity Institute, confirm this fact.

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July 13, 2015

Tips from the Solutions Journalism Network: How journalists can focus on more than just problems

According to this article, written by Will True and published on International Journalists’ network, journalists should not only explain the issues, but also think about solutions.

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