Media Literacy

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Disinformation A to Z: a video tool for trainers, educators & co. - Moldova

An informed person will not become a manipulated person.

Michal Prawdzik | 15 min read | May 28, 2021

Cheapfakes in the CEE Region - WEBINAR

Major dangers and media manipulation threats in the age of disinformation

Michal Prawdzik | 15 min read | May 24, 2021

Turning Defense into Offense

Only by mobilizing at the grassroots can democracies counter disinformation. It’s time to vaccinate citizens against the poison of digital warfare.

Joseph Quinn | 15 min read | May 12, 2021

Social engineering explained – psychology vs digital world

Manipulation, coercion, and preying on emotions – all have been a part of human existence probably since the very beginning. Naturally, some people are doing it better than others, and those at the other side of the equation, tend to fall victim to such schemes, and are left faced with the consequences of their often unassuming nature.

Kasia Piotrowska | 15 min read | Apr 9, 2021

There should be a Media Literacy Test that is as widespread and universally accepted as taking a driving test

Media literacy continues to be one of the most debatable topics in our world today. Some big changes in the circulation of information in recent years, paired with the continuous impact of the media on our everyday lives, especially the new media, make the treatment of media literacy a necessity even for the most developed societies.

Dren Gerguri | 15 min read | Apr 2, 2021

Media Literacy Training - IREX's Learn To Discern Achieving Positive Results In Jordan, Serbia and Georgia

Learn to Discern (L2D) builds critical thinking and healthy habits for engaging with information, online and offline.

Mark Semoil | 15 min read | Mar 24, 2021

MEGAPHONE 2021 WEBINARS - Online Resources

Missed any of our events, feeling like watching it again diving straight into the extra resources and materials? We've got it covered.

Michal Prawdzik | 15 min read | Mar 9, 2021

Backups – the easiest way to protect yourself from ransomware attacks

How many times have you faced the embarrassing situation of forever losing your precious data such as photos, videos, etc.? All of this either due to a little carelessness or maybe not even your fault? Are you being careful by always keeping a safe copy of your most valuable data, or are you just relying on your usual antivirus software to protect you against ransomware attacks?

Kasia Piotrowska | 15 min read | Feb 18, 2021

Virtual Private Networks (VPN) – what are they, and why they are important?

Virtual Private Networks, also known as VPNs, are well known to our public as a very useful "tool" for circumventing the rules of certain streaming platforms regarding the geolocation constraints. Aside from "cheating" the service or platform, and making your favorite series, feature film, or podcast available, what else do we know about them? Can VPNs benefit us in other circumstances, professional or private, and why are they really important?

Kasia Piotrowska | 15 min read | Feb 8, 2021

How to use everyday situations to teach your kids new literacy skills - lateral reading.

Do you sometimes ask yourself: how to help my teenage kid with homework? That’s perfect! Use this opportunity to show how to read laterally and effectively verify sources of information.

Patryk Zakrzewski | 15 min read | Jan 27, 2021

Phishing messages - the most common digital threat for 2021

Phishing messages, spam, junk, and a host of other names. We have all, at some point, received such messages. From the infamous e-mails from the Nigerian prince to the most sophisticated types of targeted phishing. The bad news is: they are here to stay. What can we do about it?

Kasia Piotrowska | 15 min read | Jan 18, 2021

Tytarenko Yaroslava | 15 min read | Dec 14, 2020

Disinformation, micro targeting and social media. Free webinars on how to use media responsibly.

In November young people, including youth councillors, members of school authorities, young social leaders, activists and NGO activists will be able to take part in webinars, during which they will organize and deepen their knowledge in the area of "disinformation". The webinars conducted by Anna Skocz will present ways to prevent disinformation and responsible use of media.

Kasia Błasińska | 15 min read | Nov 10, 2020

Where is the truth and where is the falseness?

Recruitment for free online workshops in media education just started

Kasia Błasińska | 15 min read | Oct 27, 2020

Finally-A Fact-Checking Tool In All Languages

Google’s Fact Check Explorer Is Fast & Generates Accurate Results In All Languages

Mark Semoil | 15 min read | Aug 7, 2020

Mark Semoil | 15 min read | Jul 31, 2020

Spotlight: Google’s Fact Check Explorer & Markup Tool

The New Fact Check Explorer & A Step-By-Step Guide To Markup Tool

Mark Semoil | 15 min read | Jul 15, 2020

Resources For Reporters & Journalists: First Draft’s Coronavirus Hub

Guides, checklists, FAQs, reading lists and a debunk database

Mark Semoil | 15 min read | Jul 8, 2020