UNESCO and the European Commission supported local stakeholders who organized national consultations on MIL policies and strategies in a bid to stimulate sustainable media and information literacy (MIL) development in South East European (SEE) and Turkey.
What tabloid gutter press was for older generations, YouTube is nowadays for the younger generations.
This package features documents that depict the current policy infrastructure relating to media and information literacy in formal, non-formal and informal education in Albania, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo (under UN Security Council Resolution 1244,) and Turkey.
'Media for Citizens - Citizens for Media' is seeking proposals aimed at building capacities of CSOs in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia to promote Media and Information Literacy (MIL) practices and policies at local level.
The Independent Journalism Center is launching the online workshop encouraging journalists to document and thoroughly verify facts before publishing them.
In the digital era, media and information literacy is a trademark skill in development of future responsible, thinking citizens, and should be acquired as of the first encounters of children with information.
The purpose in creating the “Mind Over Media in Romania: Propaganda for Critical Thinking” local curriculum was a) to fill curricular gaps in media education and contemporary propaganda by connecting these subjects to what is currently taught in schools; and b) to provide lesson plans which stimulate a critical discussion on the problems linked with contemporary propaganda in the Romanian public sphere
Seventy media and information literacy (MIL) experts, journalists, civil society activists and representatives of education sector and state agencies gathered on 23 November in Novi Sad at a major regional conference on MIL.
Some 60 media literacy experts, activists, media professionals, and decision makers from the Western Balkans will gather at the “Media for Citizens, Citizens for Media,” a conference scheduled for 23 November in Novi Sad, Serbia.