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Beyond Conventional Reporting: join our workshop in Prague!

Registration is open until June 6, 2023.

Set to take place in Prague on June 14, 2023, the "Beyond Conventional Reporting: Cultivating Media Literacy and Tackling Disinformation with Innovative Journalism Practices" workshop is an exclusive opportunity for Czech journalists and journalism students. Organized within the framework of the SCIENCE+ project by Free Press Eastern Europe, this event promises an engaging and practical exploration of the modern journalistic landscape. The language of the workshop is Czech, with several speakers using English.

Our program focuses on four critical areas:

  1. Effective Fact-Checking and Reporting on Disinformation: Participants will learn how to debunk misinformation using the best practices and techniques tested in the Czech Republic.

  2. Media Literacy: Our expert trainers will guide participants towards a deeper understanding of the elements of media literacy and how to foster it in audiences through their reporting.

  3. Packaging and Delivering Fact-Checking and Debunking Content: Discover how to effectively present fact-checking content across various media types. Our approach is based on lessons derived from intensive regional experiments.

  4. AI Solutions: In the final part of the workshop, participants will delve into the world of AI-powered tools like ChatGPT and explore how they can assist in fact-checking and reporting.

By the end of the workshop, participants will leave with a deeper understanding of how to navigate the information disorder, combat disinformation, and enhance their audiences' media literacy.

We are proud to introduce the esteemed group of trainers who will be sharing their expertise:

  • Jana Magdoňová, a seasoned Czech Radio journalist and co-founder of the Ověřovna! project.

  • Maksym Eristavi, a Ukrainian journalist, writer, and media manager with a decade-long experience in international news partnerships and independent journalism.

  • Ludmila Hamplová, Science Editor for the SCIENCE+ project, focusing on medicine, infectious diseases, and public health communication.

  • Tomáš Titěra, a teacher and lecturer specializing in information verification and media message analysis.

  • Peter Georgiev, a reporter for the Bulgarian National Television and a researcher scrutinizing disinformation narratives in Central and Eastern Europe.

  • Mykola Okhotnyk, an audience analysis expert with a rich background in media and consulting for Eastern European and Central Asian Media.

  • Jaroslav Valůch, the Czech and Slovak Coordinator for the SCIENCE+ project, specializing in strategic communication and media literacy.

Are you interested? Please ensure you register before the deadline on June 6, 2023. You can complete your registration through the following form:

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