Media and Information Literacy in the Western Balkans: Unrealized Emancipatory Potential

Podgorica April, 2, 2019 - Media and Information Literacy in the Western Balkans: Unrealized Emancipatory Potential is a regional overview of five national research reports explaining the current state of MIL policies and practices in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. This book is a part of a coordinated regional action developed by the members of the SEENPM and supported by the European Union. The aim of the book is to contribute to the advancement of media and information literacy (MIL) in five countries of the region and present different aspects of MIL development, depending on the priorities in each country – from education systems to the role of civil society organizations, engagement of public institutions, public service broadcasters, in strengthening MIL. In addition, a regional overview provides comparative perspective and highlights the needs and obstacles for the use of the emancipatory potential of media and information literacy.

The research is available at this link >>>

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The project is implemented by a group of six members of the South East European Network for Profession­alization of Media (SEENPM), led by Mediacentar Sarajevo.
Learn more about the project and follow the activities on these channels:
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www.seenpm.org 
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The regional program “Media for Citizens – Citizens for Media: Strengthening the Capacity of NGOs for the Development of Media and Information Literacy in the Western Balkans” is implemented with the support of the European Union by partner organizations Mediacentar SarajevoAlbanian Media Institute, Macedonian Institute for MediaMontenegrin Media InstituteNovi Sad School of JournalismPeace InstituteSEENPM.

In Montenegro, the project "Media for Citizens - Citizens for the Media: Strengthening the Capacity of NGOs for the Development of Media and Information Literacy in the Western Balkans" was co-financed by the Ministry of Public Administration of Montenegro.