A new report “Back to the Drawing Board: Crafting the Ideal Journalism Education Curricula for South East Europe”, published in November 2017, analysed the current state of journalistic education in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.Read More
The AGEMI Project is making an important intervention by recognising two issues: one is the need to gather together all the work that has been undertaken to progress gender equality in the sector and make it available to everyone; the other is to raise awareness of gender in/equality amongst the next generation of journalists and media practitioners.Read More
The European Commission launched a public consultation on fake news and online disinformation and set up a High-Level Expert Group representing academics, online platforms, news media and civil society organisations.Read More
In this Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Factsheet by Rasmus Kleis Nielsen and Lucas Graves, the authors analyse data from 8 focus groups and a survey of online news users to understand audience perspectives on fake news.Read More
The study explores the hate speech phenomenon, examines cases of hate speech throughout Southeast Europe, provides recommendations and describes mechanisms for fighting against and preventing it.Read More
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Fake news and misuse of information in the media were the main topics of the Media Meets Literacy conference held on 20-21 September in Sarajevo. The participants discussed how to foster media literacy among citizens of different backgrounds, as well as the role of social media in the contemporary media environment.
The Independent Journalism Center (IJC) has given awards to several young journalists for their investigations focused on Russian propaganda.
ECSM is the EU’s annual awareness campaign that takes place each October across Europe. The aim is to raise awareness of cyber security threats, promote cyber security among citizens and organizations; and provide resources to protect themselves online, through education and sharing of good practices.
Sarajevo hosted a conference Media Meets Literacy in late September, the event which gathered 250 participants, including well-known international media literacy experts. We talked with Joanna Krawczyk of Evens Foundation, the organizer of the conference.
Projects from Italy and Croatia win Evens Prize for Media Education 2017 for exciting approach to media literacy.
The conference “Media Literacy and Education Needs of Journalists and the Public” was organized within the regional project “South-East European Partnership for Media Development“ on March 28-29, 2017 in Skopje.
In order to engage various stakeholders in a dialogue about further policy and strategy development of Media and Information Literacy (MIL), the Albanian Media Institute (AMI), in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Sport, organized national consultations on MIL in Tirana on 21 February 2017.
SOURCE: The Guardian
SOURCE: Columbia Journalism Review
SOURCE: Education Week
SOURCE: The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists