In January 2018, the European Commission set up a high-level group of experts ("the HLEG") to advise on policy initiatives to counter fake news and disinformation spread online. The main deliverable of the HLEG was a report designed to review best practices in the light of fundamental principles, and suitable responses stemming from such principles.Read More
"Dead Reckoning" clarifies current uses of "fake news" and analyzes four specific strategies of intervention. Report by Data & Society.Read More
ARTICLE 19 proposes how models of independent media self-regulation could be adapted to address ‘hate speech’ on social media.Read More
This report by EBU is based on the Eurobarometer survey data. It gives an idea of European citizens’ perception of the trustworthiness of several types of media, and includes EU Member States as well as acceding and candidate countries.Read More
The object of the Handbook is to offer families, educators and policy-makers sufficient technical know-how to allow them to navigate, with young people, through communication technology.Read More
The Media and Information Literacy Guidebook by Deutsche Welle supplies MIL trainers with background information, training ideas, methods and worksheets. Download the guidebook here.Read More
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The crowdfunding campaign “Adopt a troll” (Adoptă un trol), launched by two civic activists, aims to encourage trolls to come out and tell about their employers as well as about how “troll factories” work in Moldova.
Promoting self-regulation in the Serbian media has not been an easy task for the Press Council (Savet za stampu), the Serbian self-regulatory body founded seven years ago.
Speakers of Parliaments from Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine reminded about the danger of misinformation, propaganda and other information security issues.
Transmedia Literacy International Conference will be held on March 22-24, 2018 in Barcelona. This event brings together a vibrant and global community of media and education researchers and innovators.
While it is essential for every student to question the taken-for-grantedness of our current media environment, it is especially important that students are media policy literate, meaning: familiarity with the policies, regulations, market forces, and social dynamics that shape our media systems.
IFEX developed a gender content audit tool, and tested it out on a randomized sample of its own content. The article explains the methodology of creating the tool and the outcomes.
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: Poynter Institute
SOURCE: PBS News Hour
SOURCE: The Washington Post