Media Literacy & Journalism Workshop

This workshop aims to increase participants’ awareness of how journalism and the media work and how they process and relay information. The core of the workshop is a presentation of various examples of media reports illustrating the full spectrum of journalism: from fair, balanced and well researched to quite the opposite.

  • Understand what good journalism should look like, and what the real-life limitations are
  • Identify bias and framing in text, photos and graphs
  • Learn to ask the right questions and how to double check information and sources
  • Media literacy & tools
  • Awareness about the realities of journalism & the media
  • Critical thinking & observation
  • Fact-checking
  • Building self-confidence with regard to media consumption

Timeframe: 2 – 4 hours (ideally 4 hours or more to go through all of the content)