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POWER Talk: Here's one or two things about equality

The talk is part of the Mediatized Portraits of Women Speaker series. Τhe three young women behind the initiative "Thkio Logia", will talk about the prerequisites to taking action on gender equality on 23 June 2021, 18:00 to 19:00 online. All POWER events will be in Greek.

POWER talk: Failure is not an option

The talk is part of the Mediatized Portraits of Women Speaker series. Andrea Solomonides, communication specialist and entrepreneur, will talk about about the value of starting over on 16 June 2021, 18:00 to 19:00 online. All POWER events will be in Greek.

POWER talk: Media and trafficking: The shifting in the public discourse

The talk is part of the Mediatized Portraits of Women Speaker series. Tonia Stavrinou, a journalist, will talk about her about her experience in covering news related to trafficking on 9 June 2021, 18:00 to 19:00 online. All POWER events will be in Greek.

POWER Talk: "Pause": A woman at a dead-end

The talk is part of the Mediatized Portraits of Women Speaker series. Tonia Mishiali, a film and theater director, will talk about her decision to capture the reality of a woman stuck in an oppressive marriage in "Pause" on 2 June 2021, 18:00 to 19:00 online. All POWER events will be in Greek.

POWER Workshop: Images of women and algorithmic inferences on identity

The workshop is part of the Mediatized Portraits of Women Speaker series. Dr Jahna Otterbacher, from the Open University Cyprus, will explore how algorithms online view and shape women's identity on 26 May 2021, 18:00 to 19:00 online. All POWER events will be in Greek.

POWER Workshop: The face of gender: from covers to selfies

The workshop is part of the Mediatized Portraits of Women Speaker series. Dr Dimitra Milioni, from the Cyprus University of Technology, will explore the face of gender and how this has changed from traditional to digital media on 19 May 2021, 18:00 to 19:00 online. All POWER events will be in Greek.

POWER Workshop: A critical glance at women and the media

We begin the Mediatized Portraits of Women Speaker series with a workshop by Maria Angeli, Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies, on 12 May 2021, 18:00 to 19:00 online. All POWER events will be in Greek.

POWER project launch: Workshop & Speaker Series May & June 2021

We’re happy to announce that we are launching the Mediatized Portraits of Women Speaker series with a selection of workshops and talks that will take place every Wednesday, 18:00 to 19:00 online in May and June 2021. Participation is free but registration is required.

Presenting our concept game Με Τον Νου Σου!

What is it like to think like someone else? Media What and Yiota Demetriou, an award-winning multimedia artist will present the concept game Με Τον Νου Σου! on Facebook live.

Upcoming talk: Woman, Self, Selfie

Our founder, Christiana Varda, will be a giving a presentation titled "Woman, Self, Selfie: Behind self-representations Online", as part of Fotodos' 2021 guest speaker series.

Online Conference on Film Literacy

What does it mean to speak the language of media? We'll be giving a short presentation about this during the online Conference on Film Literacy, which will take place on 29 and 30 January 2021.

Presenting Your Story in Brussels

We gave a workshop on how to develop critical thinking through cross-generational storytelling to a room full of educators and media literacy enthusiasts at the Media Lit Seminar.

Digital Storytelling for Impact

Photini Vrikki, Media What Research Lead, was selected to attend DCN's Digital Storytelling for Impact Forum, which took place in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Your Story: Short Documentary Screenings

In the week beginning 11 February – 15 February 2020 three separate screening events will take place in Larnaka, Cyprus, Hyvinkää, Finland and Mulhouse, France which will feature the short documentaries created by young participants.

Media Learn is live!

We’re happy to announce that after months of hard work, we’ve launched the Media Learn platform, an open-access lesson plan repository for educators who seek to integrate media literacy skills into their classrooms.

Your Story Project Begins

By focusing on storytelling, Your Story has developed an approach to integrating media literacy skills in a way that also celebrates the wider community, and connects younger and older generations together, through the use of media and technology.

Social Innovation for Social Inclusion Forum

We got the chance to meet and interact with other local NGOs who are interested in making a difference in the world at the Social Innovation for Social Inclusion Forum, organized by Youth Board Cyprus and the Center for Social Innovation.

Documentary Film Screening: Bellingcat

We’re happy to collaborate with the Lemesos Documentary Festival for the screening of Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World.

European Media Literacy Week 2019

We attended the event in Brussels and connected with other media literacy advocates across Europe.

Have Social Media Failed Us?

Our founder gave a TEDx talk encouraging the audience to pause before acting online.

Talk: The Female Gaze

Our founder inaugurated Larnaka Cinema Society’s “Cinema Talks”, with a talk on “The Female Gaze and Its Importance in Cinema".