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June 8, 2020

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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March 18, 2020

MEDIA MONITORING: FEBRUARY 2020

The Media4change movement conducted media monitoring in February to monitor journalistic work on mental health, sexual orientation, migration, religion and national minorities. For the analysis, works were selected based on predefined keywords which discussed the above topics in the context of Lithuanian news.

The analysis carried out reveals how the media portrayed these groups, in what contexts they are shown, how public opinion is formed, how they are politically depicted, and what main perceptions of theirs are created.

National and regional media were monitored during the study period. The research analyses publications on the basis of quantitative (subject and genre distribution) and qualitative (source comparison and headline analysis) criteria.

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February 17, 2020

MEDIA MONITORING: JANUARY 2020

The Media4change movement conducted media monitoring in January to monitor journalistic work on mental health, sexual orientation, migration, religion and national minorities. For the analysis, works were selected based on predefined keywords which discussed the above topics in the context of Lithuanian news.

The analysis carried out reveals how the media portrayed these groups, in what contexts they are shown, how public opinion is formed, how they are politically depicted, and what main perceptions of theirs are created.

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February 17, 2020

“Media 4 Change” is launching the call for volunteer position in Solidarity Corps 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 19th of July 2020 Applications must be sent to [email protected]

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February 10, 2020

MEDIA MONITORING: REVIEW OF 2019

The Media4change movement conducted media monitoring in 2019 to monitor journalistic work on mental health, sexual orientation, migration, religion and national minorities. For the analysis, works were selected based on predefined keywords which discussed the above topics in the context of Lithuanian news.

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June 11, 2019

Perceptions of Migration – the challenges for media professionals and the new European Parliament (updated)

An international panel of exiled journalists and migration experts will discuss the results of a European project investigating ways of improving media coverage of migration issues at a conference in Vilnius on Friday 28 June.

Newly elected MEPs and officials from the European Commission have also been invited to comment on the outcomes of the innovative project run by Media4Change which engaged diverse people from seven countries in a series of workshops and activities about media coverage of migrants.

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June 7, 2019

Migrants Library: What would a refugee say about Lithuania?

What would Muslim refugee say about Lithuania? How are refugees portrayed by national media? What does it look like in an international context? Why would a group international experts from Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK, to come up with slogans like “AreUListening” and “Voice4Voiceless”? What proposals have international experts come up with after analysis of Lithuanian media headlines?

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May 28, 2019

Send us your story with the theme ‘Migration: Telling a different story’ and participate on Media4change international contest!

As part of the Voice4Migrants closing event, young journalists and bloggers are invited to submit articles, videos, podcasts radio pieces and other journalistic works on the theme ‘Migration: Telling a different story’.

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May 27, 2019

Media4Change International Conference Perceptions of Migration – the challenges for media professionals and the new European Parliament

We invite you to attend this International Conference on 28 June 2019 in Vilnius, Lithuania and participate in panel discussions about the work of partners organizations in the Voice4Migrants project. The Conference will focus on existing challenges, opportunities, and perceptions through analysis of the activities and outcomes of the project. But it will also set an agenda for media professionals and the newly elected European Parliamentarians. Deadline for applications: 5th of June.

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May 20, 2019

Announcing the Participants who will go on a “fact-finding mission” in Lithuania!

It is our pleasure to announce the big international group of 25 activists and journalists who will be visiting Lithuania on a ‘fact-finding’ mission under the legend “Voice4Migrants” from 7-12th of June. If you see your name on the list below, congratulations, you are now part of the Dream Team of changemakers.

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