Featuring Fred Fact, the cartoon walks readers through seven simple ways they can use their smartphones to check information and become a more discerning media consumer.Read More
Are you looking for a basic online primer on fact-checking and verification? Hands-On Fact-Checking: A Short Course was created by the International Fact-Checking Network at the Poynter Institute and the American Press Institute, and funded by the Google News Initiative.Read More
Beyond The Headlines is EAVI’s online news verification game. It was developed with the help of EAVI’s individual members and has been tested at the Beyond Fake News workshop at ECAS with a great response.Read More
The new Media Diversity Institute (MDI) guide to countering hate speech on Twitter is available in 5 languages - English, French, Hungarian, Serbian and Greek.Read More
By the end of this course, you should have a clearer picture of what disinformation, misinformation, and their various forms mean for the online world, and what impact they might have on society. The authors also hope you will be able to assess the online content more critically while familiarised with various techniques and tools that will help you during your everyday life on the internet.Read More
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Empowering the Program Council and self-regulation mechanisms could reshape public service broadcasters in Serbia, according to a new expert report.
The 2018 Media Literacy index of the Open Society Institute in Sofia says Balkan countries are the most susceptible in Europe to ‘fake’ news – owing to their highly controlled media, low educational levels and low levels of trust in society.
Media are required to inform the public on topics concerning hate speech in a way that inappropriate speech is critically questioned and deconstructed in electronic media in BiH.
Media literacy was emphasised as highly important to promote gender equality. One recommendation called for gender equality to become part of teaching modules in undergaduate and postgraduate journalism and communication courses.
The Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Map was created to compare and exchange knowledge on policy making and implementation in EU Member States on the themes and recommendations of the European Strategy for a Better Internet for Children (or BIK strategy) first set out by the European Commission in May 2012.
Dates: 23 – 27 April 2018.
The Media Diversity Institute (MDI) is organising a media camp for 30 participants – journalists, audio visual professionals, and NGO and social activists who will exchange best practices and create innovative media products related to countering online hate speech towards migrants.
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: Factcheckingday.com (Poynter Institute)
SOURCE: Washington Post
SOURCE: Poynter Institute