The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power.
Propaganda Lab in Sarajevo #MMLS2017
Led by Renee Hobbs (University of Rhode Island) & Igor Kanizaj (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Target audience: Students, teachers, non-formal media educators, journalists and media professionals
These seminars will raise awareness about the power of contemporary propaganda and introduce practical strategies to promote critical thinking about propaganda. At a time of rampant populism, xenophobia, fake news and stereotyping, the seminar will provide students, educators and other professionals with innovative educational models and resources. Participants will explore the subject of propaganda by actively engaging in dialogue, interpretation and analysis, and consider strategies for addressing rising nationalism, racism, intolerance and violent extremism.
Learn more about Media Meets Literacy in Sarajevo Conference sponsored by the Evens Foundation