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2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Tuesday, September 20 • 14:00 - 15:30
Media literacy matters: A hands-on workshop

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Fighting hate speech and propaganda, cyber-bullying or radicalization are becoming synonymous of media literacy. Educating audiences could become a new “silver bullet” of media development. But MIL programs cannot be improvised. In this practical session, MIL professionals and academics will outline the basics of curriculum development and work with participants on concrete cases.

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Patrick Leusch

Managing Director Global Media Forum, Deutsche Welle
Patrick H. Leusch is Managing Director of the Global Media Forum, the global conference on media and foreign policy, organized annually by Deutsche Welle. He also is CEO of the DW Media Services GmbH, a company owned by Deutsche Welle. Prior to that he was Head International Relations of DW Akademie, a world leading media development organization. Patrick was responsible for the organization’s advocacy activities as well as international... Read More →

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Javier Castaños

General Coordinator, Foundation for Journalism (FPP)
Javier Castaños is a journalist, and a specialist in media training course content creation in Bolivia. He is currently General Coordinator of the Foundation for Journalism (FPP) and responsible for development of FPP's nationwide "Media Literacy" program with public schools. He  is also Vice President of the Association of Journalists of La Paz, a key institution advocating for press freedom and access to information.
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Renán Estenssoro

Executive Director, Fundación para el Periodismo
Renán Estenssoro is journalist and videomaker. He studied a degree in Social Communication at the Universidad Anahuac in Mexico. He began his career at the newspaper Presencia and has been National News Director of ATB Network, General Manager of Empresa Nacional de Television Boliviana and now is the executive director of the Fundación para el Periodismo. He is former president of the Association of Journalists of La Paz and the... Read More →
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Harinder Pal Singh Kalra

Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Punjabi University
Dr. Harinder Pal Singh Kalra is Professor in Department of Library and Information Science (LIS) at Punjabi University, Patiala (India). He has 23 years experience in teaching & research, and practice of librarianship and information work. He has taught various courses in LIS including Information, Communication, and Society; Information and Literature Survey in Social Sciences; Reference & Information Sources and Services; and... Read More →
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Chido Onumah

Coordinator, African Centre for Media & Information Literacy
Chido Onumah (www.chidoonumah.com), Canada, has worked for over two decades as a journalist, rights activist and media trainer in Nigeria, Ghana, Canada, India, the USA, and the Caribbean. He has been involved for more than a decade in media training for professional journalists as well as promoting media and information literacy in Africa. He is currently a doctoral candidate in Communication and Journalism at the Autonomous University of... Read More →
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Zhaneta Trajkoska

Director, School of Journalism and Public Relations
Zhaneta Trajkoska, Macedonia, studied Journalism at the University of St. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje before completing her Master Degree in Communication and Management for Cultural Policies‚ at LUMSA, Rome, Italy. She holds PhD in political science from the University of St. Cyril and Methodius, Faculty of Law‚ Justinian Prima‚ Skopje, Macedonia. She is the Director of the School of Journalism and Public Relations and Senior Lecturer... Read More →

Tuesday September 20, 2016 14:00 - 15:30

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