In the post-election period, violation of ethical standards and use of manipulation techniques decreased in intensity compared with 2016. However, they did not totally disappear, and top violation was omission.
For the first time in Macedonia, in December 2016, a research was conducted about the level of media literacy among the adult population. The research was done for the needs of the Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services.
"Media Literacy in the Age of News Overabundance”: Creating Macedonian Media and Information Literacy Coalition (MAMIL) is the EU-funded project implemented by the School of Journalism and Public Relations (SJPR), Media Diversity Institute (MDI) and Nova Makedonija daily between 2016 and 2018.
The report represents the findings from the Global Kids Online Serbia carried out by UNICEF Belgrade and the Institute of Psychology at the University of Belgrade. It represents the latest country findings in relation to children’s online experiences, rights, and needs and the specific challenges that arise from the particularities of the Serbian context.
The marking of the Safer Internet Day included the presentation of the most interesting results of the “Bulgaria’s Children Online” national representative survey, conducted at the end of 2016.
Results of repeated Survey into Children and the Media in Croatia indicate Positive Changes in the Protection of Children from Harmful TV Content.
Sixty percent of consumers of socio-political news in Moldova believe they have the necessary abilities to understand when a material in the media is manipulating and propagandistic, and when not.
MIL CLICKS is a new global movement on social media by UNESCO and partners. It is designed to make media and Information literacy a major force in daily online interaction of people. It is now available in the Serbian language.
A meeting of media leaders held in Pristina on October 21st 2016 has called for a new media coalition across all platforms of journalism to build trust in media and to defend press freedom.