Norwegian media houses launched a campaign #ETTMINUTT – #AMINUTE – to ask people for a minute of their time to explain the importance of media pluralism, independent media and reliable journalism.
MEP Michal Boni (EPP, Poland) together with The Guardian Media Group launched a discussion ”News: fact or fake?” on March 7 in the European Parliament.
Global MIL Week 2017 highlights will include the Seventh Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference, planned to be held in Kingston, Jamaica.
The Global Fact-Checking Summit is the premier conference for fact-checkers worldwide. It is the largest international gathering of organizations that regularly publish nonpartisan reports on the accuracy of statements by public figures, major institutions and other widely circulated claims of interest to society.
(GAPMIL) is a groundbreaking effort to promote international cooperation to ensure that all citizens have access to media and information competencies. It is a joint initiative of UNESCO and other key stakeholders.
UNESCO and UNAOC, with a deep commitment to promote media and information literate societies on a global scale, have launched the first international University Network on Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (UNESCO/UNAOC-MILID).
The European Commission supports the exchange of best practices on media literacy and fosters networking among stakeholders. It brings together stakeholders in media literacy in an Expert Group on Media Literacy which meets annually.
The book offers rich perspectives on media and information literacy (MIL) from across the globe. Content is grouped in different sections: Community Empowerment and Sustainable Development; Hate Speech and Incitement; Radicalization and Extremism; Human Rights and Gender Equality; and Inter-religious and Intercultural Discourses in the Media.
UNESCO recommended media and information literacy as among the most effective responses to online hate speech and youth radicalization at an international conference on youth and cyberhate.