Evens Foundation
and Partners invite you to
Media Meets Literacy in Sarajevo
Information, disinformation, civic competences.
Exploring the challenges of the rapidly changing media world
Previous conference: MMLW 2015 #MMLS2017
21 & 22 September 2017
Main > Time for Inspiration – 10’ Storytelling Presentations – Day 2

Time for Inspiration Part 1

10-min inspirational speeches/multimedia presentations.

Amanda Bennett

Voice of America, Director, USA

The Power of Truth in a World of Disinformation

What is the role of journalism in today's cluttered media environment where disinformation and misinformation often spread rapidly and unchecked? History shows that truth stands out – and that fact-based reporting remains one of the most powerful weapons in the war of words and ideas.

Tena Perišin

Journalism Department, Faculty of Political Science, Zagreb University, Associate Professor and Head of Student TV, Croatia

Reporting Refugees

Reporting Refugees is the work of a group of young journalists from six Balkan nations - Albania, Croatia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia, who reported on different aspects of refugee life at various locations in Croatia

Agnes Nairn

Chair of Marketing, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Who's Messing With My Mind?

Advertising seems to work best when we are not consciously aware of it. What implications does this have for the ethics of advertising to children and young people? How can we build media literacy strategies to take unconscious effects into account?

Juliane von Reppert-Bismarck

Lie-Detectors, Belgium


Presentation of Lie Detectors - a program helping schoolchildren understand facts, fakes and bias in the media

Vladan Joler

SHARE Foundation, director, Serbia

Facebook Algorithmic Factory

Facebook Algorithmic Factory is a research project by SHARE Lab, created with the intention to map and visualise a complex and invisible exploitation process hidden behind a black box of the World’s largest social network. There are many reasons why we should be interested in these black boxes mediating and recording our interaction, our deepest personal communications, our behaviour and activities.

Juha van 't Zelfde

Sandberg Instituut, Course director of Shadow Channel: MA Film, Design & Propaganda, Netherlands

Shadow Channel - A deep stream of counternarratives

The making of a new master in film, design and propaganda at Sandberg Instituut.

Jelena Perovic

Communication Officer, UNICEF Montenegro, Montenegro

Media Literacy and Children

What does it mean to be literate in the digital society? What role should media literacy have in the education system? How should the education system respond to the changes introduced by the digital revolution?

Jacob Breuning

Danish Film Institute, Denmark

Fostering Critical Thinking via Film Education

We need to see films, lots of films. We need to get thrilled, laugh and cry, we need talk about them, dissect and understand them. Film is the mother of all multimedia and to experience, understand and creating film constitutes a crucial access to digital-, media- and information literacy.

Time for Inspiration Part 2

10-min inspirational speeches/multimedia presentations.

Manuela Caiani

SNS Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa-Florence), Italy

The Dark side of the Web: European and American Extreme Right groups and the Internet

Focusing on extreme-right organizations in Italy, Spain, France, Great Britain, Germany and the USA, this presentation addresses the political use of the Internet by extremist groups and its potential impact on identity formation, organizational contacts, and mobilization.

Mikko Salo

Faktabaari (FactBar), Co-Founder, Finland

FaktabaariEDU – fact-checking as tool to teach critical media literacy to future voters

Presentation of FaktabaariEDU for critical media literacy skills with the objective to learn debunking disinformation & false claims. The future voter learns to observe media as fact-checker vaccined for disinformation while gaining knowledge and confidence to engage debates. Piloted in 2016 Finnish communal elections, It is now developed for 2018-9 Presidential & European elections and planned as tool for new MLL curricula. Join @FactBarEDU

Renee Hobbs

University of Rhode Island, United States

Teaching the Conspiracies

The term "fake news" has attracted a lot of interest from policymakers, educational leaders and the public because conspiracy theories and disinformation are on the rise. Learn about instructional strategies for how to explore conspiracy theories in the context of digital and media literacy education.

Alton Grizzle

UNESCO, Programme Specialist, France


Thinking Critically and Clicking Wisely is Media and Information Literacy