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May 19, 2015

Watchdog Says Press Freedom At Lowest Point In 10 Years

From Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty: during 2014 restrictive laws have brought the world’s freedom press to its lowest point.

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May 19, 2015

Hate Speech and Xenophobia in Kyrgyz Media

Media Diversity Institute published a report created by the School of Peacemaking and Media Technology. The report analyzes hate speech in local media, digital security challenges and cyber threats, as well as political pressure.

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May 18, 2015

How the Media Make Us Feel Good about Migrants

An interesting analysis created by Media Diversity Institute shows how European media outlets portray the issue of immigration as if the European Union did not have any responsibility.

 

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January 28, 2015

Charlie Hebdo raises new mission for ending project

On the 17th– 20th of January 2015, last meeting of project “Address of Human Rights – Journalism” took place in Lithuania. International project, better known by the name Media4change, lasted two years and connected partners from Lithuania, Bulgaria, Italy, Spain, Latvia and United Kingdom. The meeting was finished with a result dissemination conference, attracting a major media attention and inducing positive change.

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January 15, 2015

Five Media Mistakes over Charlie Hebdo

The satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has featured the prophet Muhammad on its front cover once again. The Prophet is crying, just as did the cartoonist who made the cover. The headline says “All is forgiven”.

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November 17, 2014

Discussion with editors and vulnerable groups

For the occasion of International Tolerance Day Media4change together with NISI organised a discussion with editors and vulnerable groups. 

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November 11, 2014

Media: creating or reflecting reality

Media4change and NISI is launching a discussion on behalf of International Tolerance Day. It is called “Media in terms of stigmatized society groups: is it reflecting or creating reality”.

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October 1, 2014

Competition for journalists and creative workshop

National Institute for Social Integration which initiated movement of Media4change organized a creative workshop for journalists participating in Media4change competition. Competitors are journalists who have to prepare a work of investigative journalism.

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July 14, 2014

Talk on human rights at the journalists’ trainings (VIDEO)

On 19-20 of June the journalists from Western Lithuania regions participated in trainings “Human Rights in Media: Ethical and Legal Aspects of Portraying Socially Vulnerable Groups” aimed at fostering advancement in issues concerning fighting hatred and assuming legal responsibility in written word, assess one’s skills according to the opinion of the experts and representatives of socially vulnerable groups.

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June 12, 2014

Journalists are welcome to join summer trainings

How to control the information from judiciary institutions?
How to identify hate speech?
How to react properly?

These and many more questions will be answered by international movement „Media4change”, which is organising trainings for journalists “Human Rights in Media: Ethical and Legal aspects of portraying socially vulnerable groups”.

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