The Critical Thinking for Mediawise Citizens – CriThink project is implemented by Metamorphosis Foundation in partnership with Eurothink – Center for European Strategies with support of European Union, via IPA Civil Society Facility and Media Programme 2016-2017.
Project No: IPA/2017/393-851
Project duration: 01.01.2018 – 31.12.2020
The overall objective of the action is to promote media literacy as basis for safeguarding the right of citizens to hold diverse opinions, via stimulating a culture of critical thinking, pluralism of opinion and democratic values. In order to contribute to the achievement of the overall objectives, the following specific objectives will be accomplished within the project timeframe: (SO1) To foster a culture of critical thinking via education of the general public on the detrimental impact of media manipulations on democracy and European values; (SO2) To increase capacities of civil society organizations (CSOs) and media to address media manipulations (incl. hate speech) by improving the media literacy levels via joint engagement with state institutions; (SO3) To increase citizen demand for accountable media through public education, promotion of professional standards and international practices that protect freedom of opinion and expression.