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MELIA Observatory – Media Literacy Observatory for Active Citizenship and Sustainable Democracy

MELIA Observatory Workshop on Media Literacy and Media Education – Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Venue date: Friday 23th of April 2021 from 10.00 – 13.00 (CET)

Venue place: Online, via Zoom link

10:00–10:15Introduction Matevž Tomšič, School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica MELIA Observatory Project Manager
10:15–12:15Media literacy and media education – country cases
Srečo Zakrajšek (Institute and Academy for Multimedia): Media education in Slovenia
Miro Petek (Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia): Politics, journalism and media literacy in Slovenia

Lana Ciboci (Association for Communication and Media Culture): Education in Croatia and the project Children of the media implemented by Association for Communication and Media Culture
Dražen Hoffmann (GONG): Media literacy projects implemented by Gong
Marin Ilej (UNICEF Office for Croatia):  Projects and Days of media literacy implemented by Agency for Electronic Media and UNICEF Office for Croatia

Boban Tomić (Higher School for Communications): Education for critical production of media contents
Ana Mirković (Institute for Digital Communications): Media literacy in the digital age

Vuk Vuković (University of Montenegro): Media literacy – capital budget investment
Elvira Ceković (Agency for Electronic Media of Montenegro): Media literacy from the perspective of the electronic media regulatory body

Bosnia and Herzegovina:
Enes Osmančević (University of Tuzla): The undemocratic character of the government vs. Media literacy and education)   Edin Skokić (International business-informational academy): The impact of the ownership structure on editorial policy. Censorship and self-censorship
Maida Muminović (Mediacentar, Canton Sarajevo): Media and informational literacy in Bosna and Herzegovina: main problems and recommendations
12:15–12:45Main challenges and solutions to improve the situation in the field of media literacy (discussion)
12:45–13:00Concluding thoughts, guidelines for future actions

Registration: please register until Tuesday, 21th of April, 12.00 CET on:

Contact person for any questions regarding the meeting is full prof. Matevž Tomšič, Ph.D. MELIA Observatory project leader.