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”.

1381335_668420739842627_222185268_nWell established human rights and journalism experts will join you and your colleagues in search of effective means of tackling hate speech. The unique blend of teaching methods and experience of experts will enable you to successfully apply the newly acquired knowledge and insights gained during the training in your day-to-day work practices.During the trainings you will have the opportunity to speak to people from various socially vulnerable groups and prepare articles for your newspaper.

The aim of this training programme is to enable journalists to recognize hate provocation and stereotypes, and to learn how to adequately react to them. The training programme is based on a methodology that allows clear identification of barriers, encourages one to work on essential skills and transfer knowledge into action.

For your convenience – trainings will take place in three different regions of Lithuania:

• In Palanga “ Dailininkų namai” – June 19-20th . Registration is available until 11th June
(More information could be found here ).

• In Kaunas “ Roko Sodyba” – June 26-27th . Registration is available until the 13th of June
(More information could be found here ).

• In Vilnius “Tony Resort” – July 3-4th. Registration is available until the 16th of June
( More information could be found here ).


Media4Change movement is part of a project “Journalism – the Home of Human Rights”

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