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.
With its 15 years experience in the field EAVi was disappointed not to be invited to join the High Level Expert Group (HLEG) to advise on fake news and disinformation online and represent citizens interests.
This report by ARTICLE 19 provides a comparative overview of legal and policy responses to ‘hate speech’ in six EU countries: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Poland and the United Kingdom. The report finds hate speech to be a significant problem across all countries. Despite some examples of good practice, legal and regulatory frameworks in these countries are failing to adequately address these problems.
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.