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.
Bulgaria’s National Center for Safe Internet revealed that 97% of the Bulgarian children use the Internet. Almost all surf the Web on daily basis and 40% have a public Facebook profile.
The SEE-IT Summit (7-9 November, Novi Sad, Serbia) will feature 15 theme conferences, workshops and side programs, such as the "Next ICT Generation" project, dedicated to raising awareness of teenagers and their parents about the importance of education in the ICT field.
Funded by the Council of Europe’s media division the study applied and interpreted the INDIREG methodology in relation to REM.
A regional analysis of media reporting on international actors (EU, USA, and Russia), covering Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia, was conducted by the Belgrade organization CRTA between 14 May and 10 June 2018.
The Macedonian Institute for Media in partnership with the Institute for Communication Studies, the Independent Trade Union of Journalists and Media Workers and the Media Diversity Institute - London has launched the News and Digital Literacy Project – Where Fake News Fails.