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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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May 27, 2014

Media4change is continuing to find the righful place of Human Rights in journalism

Started in 2013 the project Media4Change is continuing to run its’ course. Media4Change has already completed half of the planned activities joined by 90 journalists from 13 countries to work for the highest-quality journalism. ‘We can never be fully objective because of our prejudices, likes and dislikes. However, I think that in the last four days journalists have come to understand how important it is to find a balance between what we think and what we write’ – said Joy Francis.

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May 16, 2014

Journalist are on their way with their investigations

“We, journalists from all around the Europe, are taught to make a stand, to look at things from a privileged position. In order to write differently, we have to think differently and that is the main challenge” – said journalist Alessandra Abate. Since the time for journalistic investigations is coming to an end, journalist from many countries, are finishing their investigations with multiple issues concerning social environments in their countries.

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November 20, 2013

Video from journalist training, Lithuania

International set of journalists participated in the journalist training on 10-13th of October 2013, held in Lithuania. The purpose of all professional journalists gathering together was to learn more about hate speech: the aim of the programme was to enable journalists to recognize hate provocation and stereotypes and to learn how adequately react to them in their day-to-day work practices.

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November 14, 2013

The international meeting of editors: dealing with hate speech – the editor’s responsibility

Twenty-five senior print, online and broadcast editors from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Romania and UK gathered in Cagliari, Sardinia from 24-26 October 2013 to share their approaches, opinions and experience on increased evidence of hate speech across Europe.

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October 15, 2013

European Journalists in the quest for fighting hate speech

To the “Media4change” training that took place in Trakai, Lithuania gathered 20 journalists from 14 European countries. The meeting was organized to discuss issues of ethics and higher standards in journalism and the main focus of the training was how to deal with hate speech while informing society.

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