Journalists, university lecturers, school teachers, media experts, and civil society activists went back to school for a while to learn about media and information literacy (MIL) within a training of trainers (ToT) program in the Western Balkans.
Croatian-language Wikipedia supports revisionist and negationist ideas, in particular the Jasenovac concentration camp, which it defines as a simple “labour camp”.
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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.
‘Disability: A Matter of Perception’ is a programme that reflects some of the key values of the EU – inclusion; free expression; engaged civil society. The aim of the project is to strengthen visibility of persons with disabilities in the Macedonian media.
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.
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.