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The panel discussion titled “Building Social Resilience to the Harmful Effects of Disinformation” is organized by the Metamorphosis Foundation within the conference “Media Literacy in Digital Spaces” that will be held on the 24th of October at Ragusa 360 in Skopje.

The discussion is organized through the “Western Balkans Anti-Disinformation Hub” Project supported by the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Experts from the country and the region will discuss the current situation and initiatives to cope with disinformation through cross-sectoral synergy of research, journalism, media and digital literacy and advocacy for the development of public policies and strategies.

“The panellists from the country, Filip Stojanovski, Goran Rizaov and Despina Kovachevska from the Metamorphosis Foundation will share insights alongside Albulena Halili, a research associate from the Max van der Stoel Institute within the South East European University in Tetovo. Considering that the Balkan countries are facing similar challenges, Nikola Petrović, director of the think tank International and Security Affairs Centre (ISAC fund) from Serbia, and the journalist Jona Plumbi from the fact-checking service Faktoje from Albania, will also share their experiences, as the Metamorphosis Foundation has stated.

The panel discussion is scheduled for Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., and in addition to the event in Ragusa 360, it can also be streamed online on Zoom through the following link.

More information is available here.

The fifth edition of Media Literacy Days organized by the Media Literacy Network will begin with the conference “Media Literacy in Digital Spaces”.

The conference, on the other hand, is organized by the Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services, the Metamorphosis Foundation, the Macedonian Institute for Media, and IREX, and will consist of three parts – two panels and a workshop.

Media Literacy Days are the most significant national event for mobilizing citizens, educational institutions, civil society organizations, media and state institutions and for raising awareness of the progress achieved in media and information literacy.