Advantages and disadvantages of media

written by Marina Medhat, Egypt

The media plays a very big role in the modern world that we are living in. Everything became so fast since the innovation of the Internet and mobile phones. But what about the effect of the social media and comparing the modern world that everyone is connected to the world and the past when we didn’t have Internet or mobile phones? Would our lives be better or worse if we didn’t have all these kinds of media technology?

Youth media literacy

written by Paul Smulski, Estonia

Young people across the world today are facing diverse challenges; youth work, in all its forms, can serve as a catalyst for empowerment. Never has the need for media literacy and critical thinking been more apparent.

MediActive Youth Project
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As part of the “Transcontinental MEDIActive Youth: Africa on Board” project coordinated by CDER, a special website dedicated to media literacy and media activism of young people was created: The overall project objective is to build the capacity of youth organizations, youth workers and young people, and to develop new educational online resources in… Continue reading MediActive Youth Project
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Meanwhile in Poland…

written by Nadia, Poland

Due to the pandemic and the growing media commitment to it, it seems that other social topics are neglected in Poland. The rights of the LGBT population have never been at an enviable level, but the latest news about “LGBT- free zones” leaves us speechless…

The Media and Discrimination of Disabled Persons

written by Hajdana Simović, Montengro

The media are the seventh force, the media create public opinion, the media are creative. They are a body with a charisma, we listen to them, we are soaked in them, they play a perfidious game with our minds, they influence our voice…

Pulitzer was wrong?

written by Hajdana Simović, Montengro

Humanity has become hostage of hate and xenophobia so with regret and sadness we can say that mass media are guardian dogs against hate and hate speech. Media are generally projecting hate and unrealistically bad world.