Croatia is the first country in EU to build a curricula on propaganda for asylum seekers and migrants, in three languages: English, Arabic and Croatian.
The Consultations on MIL Policy and Strategy in Kosovo* were held, supported by UNESCO and the European Commission. Training of teachers on MIL was an important topic of the Consultations, as well as the CSOs as watchdogs and promoters of non-formal education.
The Independent Journalism Center (IJC) launched the Media Education Online Platform aimed at students, parents, and teachers from Moldova, as well as anyone interested in media education.
The Independent Journalism Center held the fourth training program for teachers (April 20-22,2018), attended by 18 teachers from various localities in Moldova, including the Transnistrian region.
Empowering the Program Council and self-regulation mechanisms could reshape public service broadcasters in Serbia, according to a new expert report.
The 2018 Media Literacy index of the Open Society Institute in Sofia says Balkan countries are the most susceptible in Europe to ‘fake’ news – owing to their highly controlled media, low educational levels and low levels of trust in society.
Media are required to inform the public on topics concerning hate speech in a way that inappropriate speech is critically questioned and deconstructed in electronic media in BiH.
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.
By signing a declaration on ethical and professional media reporting on issues related to LGBTI people, about 20 media outlets and organizations pledged to abide by the principles in a bid to ‘put an end to discrimination and derogatory speech targeting the LGBTI community in the media and to promote sexual and gender diversity, including LGBTI rights.