The first training of trainers in the field of media and information literacy was held last week in Sarajevo, launching thus the series of educational events to take place across the region as part of the “Media for Citizens – Citizens for the media”, an EU funded project.
Seven media development organizations in the Western Balkans have joined forces under an EU funded project ’Media for Citizens – Citizens for Media’ to build capacities of CSOs to advance media and information literacy (MIL) in the region.
Romanian students learned about propaganda as part of their English as a Second Language class help support students language and critical thinking skills
Learning about propaganda through asking critical questions
In the wake of the new migrants’ route in Southeast Europe, the Croatian colleagues in the Mind Over Media EU team launched the first workshop for migrants and asylum seekers on propaganda. It was held in an asylum seekers center in Kutina, Croatia, in Arabic and English.
The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) and the Regional Press Development Institute (RPDI) in Kyiv are launching the project 're:start democratic discourse' in the Southeast of Ukraine. Its main purpose is to improve the professional skills of media workers and the media literacy of the population.
The study straightforwardly recommends “to equip REM [Regulatory Authority for Electronic Media] with the power to issue financial sanctions” as well as to adopt a by-law how it uses its sanctioning powers that would gradually escalate sanctions in order to step up deterrence.
The Republic of Moldova is the most exposed and the most vulnerable country to Russian propaganda in Central and Eastern Europe, according to the results of a new international study.
An extensive research aimed at assessing national vulnerabilities and preparedness to adequately react to foreign-led disinformation in Central and Eastern Europe.