This CONNECT University event on the subject of ‘Media literacy and Disinformation on COVID 19’ will take place on the 6th July at 12:30 and will last for 90 minutes. Panelists taking part in the webinar will address the following questions:
- How can our societies become better informed? What tools do we have to guarantee the trustworthiness of information available for the Europeans?
- How can EU citizens become more resilient against disinformation and its temptations to make quick, possibly irrational conclusions?
- What has media literacy learned from COVID19 crisis? How to retain that wisdom?
- What are the next steps for media literacy, building on this experience, from the angles of academia, media literacy practitioners, member states, fact checkers?
Speakers are: Divina Frau-Meigs, Professor New Sorbonne University (Paris 3) and member of the recent High Level Expert Group on Fake News and Online Disinformation, Mikko Salo, Founder of the Finnish fact checking organisation Faktabaari and member of the recent High Level Expert Group on Fake News and Online Disinformation, Agnieszka Ostrowska, Start2Think ML project CSM, Poland and Robert Tomljenovic, Vice-President of Electronic Media Council and member of the Media Literacy Expert Group
Find out more here.