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.
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.
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.
The #SaferInternet4EU Awards competition is open to applications in the following categories: best practice competition for 1) organisations, 2) teachers, 3) youth.
Celebrating its tenth edition, "The Bridges of Media Education" aims at gathering researchers from the Western Balkans region and from Europe in exchange of scientific knowledge and experience. Thematically oriented towards regional challenges and questions brought by digital technologies, the conference enables discussions about global processes in the light of local specificities.
UNAOC and IOM invite youth under 25 from around the world to submit original and creative videos focusing on the PLURAL+ theme of migration, diversity and social inclusion. Deadline is June 3rd.
We need a renaissance of thought leadership, advocacy, and investment in building critical thinking skills and especially critical information consumption skills. Emerging initiatives for building information literacy skills show promise but remain paltry and sporadic.
Deadline for registration is Feb. 14.
Registration is free.
A very limited number of travel bursaries will be available.