Media, Culture & Society -> Southeast Europe
MEDIA LITERACY AND EDUCATION NEEDS OF JOURNALISTS AND THE PUBLIC IN ALBANIA, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA, MACEDONIA, MONTENEGRO, SERBIA
15.02.2017: Project Research team "Partnership in Southeast Europe for the Development of the Media"
The research aims to provide an up-to-date, comparative environmental analysis of the journalism education and the media literacy programs available in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. It provides information on the education needs in journalism profession and the general public as well as an overview of the environmental factors in the basis of the media literacy.
Media literacy is often analyzed in two dimensions – individual competencies and environmental factors that can drive and affect individuals, media education and encourage or hold back the development of the individual competencies.
This research focuses of the environmental factors and targets to provide a comprehensive overview of issues, dynamics and drivers in each of the research countries.
The research aimed to collect and structure information in two areas – overall context of media literacy and the availability of media. It looks at the involvement of the major stakeholders in the process the government (central or local), education institutions (universities/high schools), media industry and the civil society.
The research does not aim at analyzing the effectiveness of the activities preformed in each country towards raising the media literacy but to outline the building elements of media literacy development.
The report is in pdf file, above right