Theme: Media Literacy (Resources)

Article: Social Uses of Commercial Soap Operas; Miguel Sabido

Keywords: International, English, South America, diversity in general, entertainment education, education, methodology, article, interview, media literacy, community/minority media, resource for NGOs/trainers and media, radio This is an interview with Miguel Sabido, the noted writer-producer-director of theatre and soap operas in Mexico, who was instrumental in formulating a theory-based production method for the social use of commercial soap operas. Sabido’s work in Mexico spawned the entertainment-education strategy, which Professor Everett M. Rogers, the noted communication scholar, has referred to as being “the most significant idea” in the realm of development communication in the past 50 years.  Social Uses of Commercial Soap Operas; Miguel Sabido [EN].pdf  

Article: Study: How does the media on both sides of the Mediterranean report on Migration?

Keywords: International, English, diversity in general, journalism, media, migration, migrants, refugees, ethics, Ethical Journalism Network, International Centre for Migration Policy Development, all media formats, resources for media Media in many countries on both sides of the Mediterranean are under-resourced and unable to provide the time, money and appropriate level of expertise needed to tell the migration story in context. This is the main finding of the study "How does the media on both sides of Mediterranean report on migration?” conducted by the Ethical Journalism Network on request of EUROMED Migration IV, a programme financed by the European Union and implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD). In this study journalists from 17 countries have examined the quality of migration media coverage in 2015/16 from a national perspective. The study covers nine EU countries: Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Spain, Sweden as well as eight countries in the south of the Mediterranean: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. How does the media on both sides of the Mediterranean report on migration?  

Article: The Communication for the volunteer

Keywords: Western Europe, Italy, Italian, communication, media, charities, volunteering, volunteer, publication, print This volume - commissioned and financed by CESVOT - proposes good ideas and useful tools about the promotion of a new “culture of communication” between and from the existing charities in the Italian territory.

Article: The Five W’s of journalism from a Diversity Perspective

Keywords: International, guide, resource for trainers/media, training/education materials The Five W’s of journalism from a Diversity Perspective The Five Ws of Journalism from a diveristy perspective.doc

Article: The media's role in combating intolerance, xenophobia and racism

Keywords: International, media ethics & diversity, guide, study, report, initiative/project, resource for media/trainers The 'Media and Tolerance' paper prepared by the International Federation of Journalists examines problems facing journalists regarding the media's role in intolerance, xenophobia and racism. It reviews legal standards, international conventions and ethical codes of journalism and outlines suggestions for future action. The Media's Role in Preventing and Moderating Conflict [EN].doc

Article: The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism – Roundtable “What's Next for the Ethnic Media?”

Keywords: North America, USA, English, Ethnicity, report, journalism, media, online The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism is dedicated to trying to understand the information revolution. It specializes in using empirical methods to evaluate and study the performance of the press, particularly content analysis.

Article: The Role of TV series in Notions of Immigration / Das Thema Einwanderung in der Krimireihe Tatort (only in German)

Keywords: Western Europe, Germany, German, entertainment education, media ethics & diversity, education, report, migrants, TV, online, study, report, media literacy, resource for all, print, online The article gives an overview of all the consequences of the TV series "Tatort", which deals with the issue of migration. Using content analysis of five investigated Christian Ortner, the way in which immigration into the detective series is discussed. The aim of the author is to show movies and series as a positive contribution to the integration process may be considered. Sun is one of the stylistic and substantive ways, for example, the portrayal of konfliktfreiem cohabitation.  The Role of TV series in Notions of Immigration [DE].pdf  

Article: Transmitting Values: A guide to fairer journalism

Keywords: International, journalism, media ethics, guide, resource for media/trainers, education materials A short guide giving helpful tips while explaining when they work and when they do not work. Transmitting Values- A guide to fairer journalism.doc

Article: Use and Attitudes towards ICT by ethnic minorities

Keywords: Western Europe, UK, English, ethnicity, race, ICT, communication technology, socially disadvantaged people, report, media literacy, community media, resource for all, print This report follows from the Social Exclusion Unit’s PAT (Policy Action Team) 15 report on access to and use of information and communication technologies (ICT) by people living in deprived areas. PAT 15 emphasised policy concerns about the ‘digital divide’ and ‘information poverty’ in deprived areas. Among other issues, it highlighted the paucity of information on access to, and usage of, ICT by people from Black and minority ethnic (BME) groups in these areas, concluding that there was an urgent need for comprehensive data to be collected in deprived areas in order that a baseline position could be established.   Use and Attitudes towards ICT by ethinic minorities [EN].pdf

Article: [DU] Debat over de rol van media en opinieleiders in de multiculturele samenleving

Keywords: Western Europe, The Netherlands, Dutch, refugees & migrants, other web resource, media ethics and diversity, resource for all, print [DU] Hoe is het gesteld met de positie van vluchtelingen in de media? En welke mogelijkheden zijn er om een grotere inbreng van vluchtelingen in de media te krijgen? VON en Mira Media organiseerden daarover op 18 juni een werkconferentie. Aanzet tot discussie werd gegeven door journalist en communicatieadviseur Frank Siddiqui, de uit Engeland afkomstige Terry Williams en Arnob Chakrabarty van On File.  [EN] What is the current situation of refugees in the media? An analysis on the situation a few years ago till now plus tips and suggestions for refugees that would like to become active in the media.  www.miramedia.nl    

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