All across Europe, more and more independent fact-checking sites are launched to counter the move towards what some see as a post-fact or post-truth society. A report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism surveys the diverse and fast changing landscape of fact-checking outlets in Europe.
The study ‘Media literacy in Macedonia: missing tool for active citizenship’ (in Macedonian) was launched at the conference “Media literacy as the prerequisite for active citizenship” held on 27 September 2016 in Skopje, Macedonia.
The Ethical Journalism Network has published a six-part article serving as a guide to journalism ethics calling it ‘an inspiration for free expression and media literacy’.
The blog offers a space for discussion, deliberation, and interrogation of policy analysis, research findings, and insight pertaining to the role of the media in the areas of governance and rights, health, and resilience and humanitarian response.
The Ethical Journalism Network launched in 2015 an international survey of journalism and self-regulation that includes a chapter on Western Balkans and continues to be relevant.
In this toolkit ARTICLE 19 provides a guide to identifying ’hate speech‘ and how effectively counter it, while protecting the rights to freedom of expression and equality.
Few countries in the world have introduced media education into their curriculums. Montenegro became one of them in 2009, when “media literacy” was introduced as an optional subject for 16 and 17 year old students of Gymnasium high schools. This article presents the findings of the first and only research conducted so far on media education in Montenegro.
Media and information literacy (MIL) is linked to access to information, free expression and education. A new DW Akademie discussion paper analyzes several MIL projects and the issue of stakeholder involvement.