One of the aims of the workshop Stop the Hate organised by the Media Diversity Institute Western Balkans (MDI) and the National Youth Council of Serbia in Belgrade on 26 – 28 July was to deconstruct stereotypes held by the youth, but also to highlight importance of tackling hate speech and discriminatory language.
Over 36 months MAMIL has been focused on raising awareness about the importance of MIL as a prerequisite for participatory democracy and pluralism.
The SEE Partnership for Media Development project developed a set of recommendations regarding media literacy policy in South East Europe stemming from key findings of a comprehensive study.
The Novi Sad School of Journalism conducts a state-accredited training program in MIL for teachers of primary and secondary schools.
The Independent Journalism Center (IJC), a SEENPM member, launched media literacy lessons for youth as part of a new project, “Strengthening Freedom of Opinion in the Republic of Moldova”.
The research published by SEE Media Partnership for Media Development in March 2017 aims to provide an up-to-date environmental analysis of the journalism education and media literacy programs available in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.
Journalists and editors from 8 media outlets in Macedonia participated in the workshop organised as a part of a media literacy programme MAMIL run by the School of Journalism and Public Relations (SJPR) and the Media Diversity Institute (MDI).
The conference “Media Literacy and Education Needs of Journalists and the Public” was organized within the regional project “South-East European Partnership for Media Development“ on March 28-29, 2017 in Skopje.
Interview with Cristina Lupu from the Independent Journalism Center in Bucharest (a SEENPM member organization), who often holds training sessions and workshops to teenagers and their teachers about media literacy.