Media against Hate – Media literacy Workshops

Workshop Information – Application is now closed

Where: Vienna, Presseclub Concordia (wheelchair accessible)
Local organiser: COMMIT –
When: April 3rd 9:30-17:00 and April 4th 9:30-14:00
Topics: Counter narrative storytelling; counterspeech and audience engagement
This workshop is part of the project Media against hate:, #MediaAgainstHate

Language: The language of the workshop is English – but German will be used according to the needs of the participants.

Mukti Jain Campion, trainer and producer, Culture Wise
Tim Verheyden, chief of storytelling VRT News

Applications are now closed! Applications are generally open to community media practitioners, journalists, journalism schools and trainers, civil society organisations. We especially invite women, migrants and refugee journalists/media makers to apply.

Terms and conditions

  • A maximum of 25 places are available
  • To be eligible, you must be resident in a EU member state, Iceland or Liechtenstein
  • You can apply by January 31st through this online form
  • You will be notified by February 15th if your application is accepted
  • Participants will receive the detailed agenda and all logistical information
    Please do not make any travel arrangements until you are notified about your participation!
  • Participation is free of charge
  • A prerequisite to participation is the ability to collect local existing good practices and experiences related to hate speech/discrimination and the willingness to multiply/disseminate workshops’ contents and training material through your own network, train-the-trainer activities and media production
  • Workshop language will be English; basic translation to/from German will be provided
  • The following will be arranged and covered by the organisers:
    • Accommodation for 2 nights (including breakfast) on April 2nd and 3rd in Vienna
    • Lunch and coffee breaks on April 3rd and 4th
    • Dinner on April 2nd and 3rd (excluding beverages)
  • The following re-imbursements will be made after the workshop upon submission of all original receipts :
    • Travel costs (up to a maximum of 350 Euro for international travel and 200 Euro for national travel)
    • Local transport (bus, tram, train, etc.; excluding taxi) up to a maximum of 25 Euro
  • Any other or additional expenses incurred will have to be covered by participants or their organisations (including expenses incurred through cancellation)
  • Participants are responsible for their travel, accident and medical insurance
  • Participants allow the organisers to use photos, audio or films recorded during the workshop for documentation and publicity purposes


The project is financially supported by the European Commission (DG Justice and Consumers), by the Broadcasting Board of Governors and by the Media & Internet Division of the Council of Europe.