About the Bridge
Our synergies so far include:
GLOBALGIRL MEDIA (GGM) which develops the voice and media literacy of young women, ages 16-22, in underserved communities by teaching them to create and share digital journalism designed to break gender boundaries, ignite community activism and spark social change.
Migratory Birds, a newspaper in Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, English, and Greek founded by Afghan refugee girls who live in Athens with content produced solely by teenage immigrants, refugees, and Greeks. The goal is to put across the principles and values of journalism, promote cross-cultural dialogue and help children exercise their basic rights such as freedom of opinion and expression. The newspaper was produced by the Network for Children’s Rights.
Shedia Magazine, is the only Greek street paperand is distributed in Athens and Thessaloniki since February 2013. In June 2021, with iMEdD’s support, Shedia published its first english edition, including a Responsible Tourism guide.
The Non-profit NGO “Me alla Matia” aims to develop actions to familiarize the public with disability, as well as the operation of the only in Greece fully accessible web portal www.meallamatia.gr. iMEdD provided journalistic support to the broadcasts of “Me alla Matia – Live”, presented by Vangelis Avgoulas, which aims to provide information to both the disabled community and the whole society.
“Desks in the Aegean” is the first inter-island school newspaper and is created in the framework of the civil non-profit organization Regeneration & Progress’ programme, “Sports Paths”. iMEdD provided journalistic support and guidance to the “editorial” team. Read the first issue
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Facts & Figures
The coordinator and host of the show “Me Alla Matia”, Vangelis Avgoulas, discusses with his guests about “life with visual impairment and additional disabilities”.
This summer, the Greek street paper Shedia will publish an English edition that will include a responsible tourism guide, aimed at expats living in Greece as well as tourists visiting the country. The street paper will be distributed by Shedia’s vendors, who belong to vulnerable groups, like homeless or long-term unemployed people who live well […]
In collaboration with the “Network for Children’s Rights” for the “Migratory Birds” project. iMEdD‘s Bridge pillar continues its action, supporting activities that touch on social issues via journalism. In this context, iMEdD Bridge collaborated with the “Network for Children’s Rights”, implementing a series of on-line workshops on a variety of topics exclusively addressed to the […]
The Network for Children’s Rights and the young journalists’ team of the “Migratory Birds” newspaper are holding an event to present their work on Tuesday, October 15th at 16.30 – 21.00. In the framework of the newly launched partnership with iMEdD’s new pillar (Bridge), the event will be hosted at iMEdD (Stadiou 3A, Athens) and […]
The graduation event at iMEdD, a non profit organization supporting new age journalism, completed the citizen journalism training program Global Girl Media promoting young women’s voices, that was held in Greece for the first time. 12 young women from Afghanistan, Iran, Syria and Turkey participated in a 6-weeks training program on video techniques and journalism […]