Inspires the
highest standards

Media4Change is an international movement that examine problems that are outside of the media agenda. We monitor the portrayal of the most stigmatized groups in society and aim to make good global practices a source of inspiration for decision-makers and other members of the movement. We keep the issues of human rights, investigative journalism, and media literacy on our radar.

Investigative Journalism Competition starts today: 32.000 EUR to fund local investigative journalism

Have you ever wanted to dive deep into investigative journalism and bring a story that needs deeper analysis to light but never had a proper chance or needed competences to take the first step? We give you the opportunity to do exactly that – Media4Change and European dialogue is launching Investigative Journalism Competition to fund collaborative journalistic investigations. Collaborative teams made of journalists, whose curiosity and attention reaches further than major cities in Lithuania or Slovakia, will share up to EUR 16.000 in each country to implement their investigations.

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2020: A Year in Review | Media4Change

2020 was a challenging year, but despite the difficulties of this year we continued achieving the highest standard in journalism, monitoring representation of vulnerable groups and building media and information literacy skills.

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Future Story Lab is progressing to support local investigative journalism

The creation of the Future Story Lab, an innovative platform aiming to build the capacity of journalists and media makers, and to create a space for professional networking and collaboration for quality media production, is progressing.

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About ‘Hot Feet’ database on Medium

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) team writes about our database ‘Hot Feet’, that connects politically exposed persons with government spending.

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Talking about Race, Power, and Privilege within your Lithuanian Community

The way we frame things is important and people sometimes struggle to find the right words in the Lithuanian language, especially when talking to their older relatives. This document is intended to be a resource for global Lithuanians by laying out some vocabulary to help us talk about race, power, and privilege within our circles of influence. Feel free to share the document with friends and family members who may find it helpful.

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Our Efficiency Indicators

Community members
Analyzed media
Training participants
Declarations in the database "Karstos pedos"
Investigations sponsored

About Us

Media4Change Coordination Center is based in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Our full-time professionals are assisted by multinational initiative group of journalists, editors, media and human rights experts.
Core Team
Neringa Jurčiukonytė
CEO, Media4Change
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Invisibility Cloak
Rūta Beinoriūtė
Project Coordinator
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Giedrė Skairytė
Media monitoring specialist
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Žygimantas Mitkus
Project developer
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Audronė Nugaraitė
Media expert
Aidan White
The founder of the Ethical Journalism Network, journalist
Inga Spriņģe
Rytas Staselis
Investigative Journalism Expert
Mike Jempson
Director of „The MediaWise trust“, journalist
Martin Maška
Creative Manager at the European Dialogue

Our Partners