Media & Freedom of Expression
Independent media and freedom of expression are fundamental in a democratic society. But what is media, and what rights and responsibilities come with freedom of expression?
Children and young people today increasingly get their news and information on social media. They have also become prosumers, i.e. creating and sharing their own media content. Trust in mainstream media produced by professional journalists is declining, while online platforms are flooded with mis- and disinformation, and so-called “fake news”. Now more than ever, young media consumers need critical thinking skills
Media and Information Literacy Education gives children and young people the skills they need in order to navigate the massive flow of media and information in the digital age. They will learn to view and analyze media and information with a critical eye and create their own media ethically and responsibly.
In this video media experts as well as young people discuss the impact of media in their own lives and in society at large. In this video media experts as well as young people discuss the impact of media in their own lives and in society at large.
Why I am a journalist
Everyone today is surrounded by a massive flow of media messages. How does this changes the way you see yourself and the world around you? In this video, we meet a renowned media expert as well as young people who are active on social media. They discuss the impact of media in their own lives and in society at large.
Social Media World
It’s important to stop and reflect on your life online now and then. It is a world where we can share our feelings and beliefs, express love and hate, laugh, cry, lie and be honest. It can be fun, interesting and challenging, even exhausting at times!
Freedom of expression
What do we actually mean by press freedom and freedom of expression?
Mabrouka Khedhir, is a reporter at DW TV in Tunisia. In this clip, Mabrouka talks about the responsibilities of a news reporter to be neutral, objective and more.
Rights and responsibilities
Nidal Adhadhi, a journalist at Radio Mosaique talks about rights and responsibilities in the media, for journalists, publishers as well as for media consumers and prosumers.
Cheker Besbes is a journalist at Radio Express. In this clip, he talks about going from censorship and state-controlled media to more media freedom.