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Salome Apkhazishvili

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Salome Apkhazishvili

Georgia State University

Salome Apkhazishvili is a Ph.D. student at Georgia State University's Communication Department. Her research interests are in intergenerational communication and media literacy, more specifically, how new digital technologies shape communication and knowledge exchange via and about technology. After earning her undergraduate degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Salome Apkhazishvili worked as a reporter for the major national media outlets in Tbilisi, Georgia for six years. She is a recipient of the Fulbright Graduate Scholarship, Edmund S. Muskie Professional Fellowship, and Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship. Salome Apkhazishvili’s working experience includes several research and advocacy projects in media and digital literacy. She joined the Media Education Lab in summer 2020, as an Edmund S. Muskie fellow. Since 2020, she has co-produced the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy, the professional development event for media educators. In 2021-2022, she served as a communications officer at the European Communication Research and Education Association Children, Youth, and Media section.