A new MIL resource in Albanian language produced by third-year students of journalism at University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, aimed at passing on knowledge and information on media and information literacy (MIL), was published in February 2020.
A CMDS project mapping the individuals and companies that own misinformation websites and their links to institutions, parties and other individuals.
Polish fact-checking scene is a rapidly expanding field involving media literacy elements.
In Ukraine, an increase in disinformation and propaganda has threatened democratic progress since the 2014 revolution. To address this issue, IREX developed a media literacy program called Learn to Discern (L2D) to teach citizens the latest techniques for identifying disinformation.
Meetings/workshops gathered various stakeholders with the aim of improving MIL in Bosnia and Herzegovina. An Advisory Group for Promoting MIL was created, Declaration on the Importance of MIL in B&H adopted, and an initiative launched for the adoption of the strategic framework for MIL in B&H.
A new initiative by the European Commission to underline the societal importance of media literacy and promote media literacy initiatives and projects across the EU.
The Independent Journalism Center is launching the online workshop encouraging journalists to document and thoroughly verify facts before publishing them.
The purpose in creating the “Mind Over Media in Romania: Propaganda for Critical Thinking” local curriculum was a) to fill curricular gaps in media education and contemporary propaganda by connecting these subjects to what is currently taught in schools; and b) to provide lesson plans which stimulate a critical discussion on the problems linked with contemporary propaganda in the Romanian public sphere
Implemented by SEENPM in partnership with the Prague-based Transition (TOL), the project is aimed at building local capacity in the Western Balkan region to combat propaganda, disinformation and misinformation.