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.
The need for education in media literacy in Serbia is a clear result of the research ’Media Literacy in Niš High Schools’, carried out by the Faculty of Philosophy in Niš (the third largest city in Serbia) in cooperation with Media and Reform Center Niš, a SEENPM member.
The project aims to improve the ability of media organisations in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia to address the working conditions and education level of journalists, broaden their knowledge and skills, as well as to improve their attitude with respect to advocacy and media literacy.
The Independent Journalism Center monitored 12 media outlets in Moldova - news portals and TV channels - in the period May 1 – August 1, 2016, to identify whether the journalistic materials they broadcast contain violations of ethical rules and elements of information manipulation