Media Literacy as a way to tackle disinformation – publication opportunity

Related project: EDMO II

An OBS 2024 Special Edition* is planned on the topic Uses of Media Literacy to tackle disinformation: the multiple roles of different stakeholders and the call for abstracts in English, Portuguese or Spanish is now open.

This publication is one of the results of IBERIFIER – the Iberian Media Research and Fact-checking Research Project, one of the EDMO hubs.

Proposals to be submitted can focus on the themes suggested below or on related topics:

  • Roles played by different actors in the fight against disinformation;
  • Perceptions of misinformation among different age groups and their interpretation;
  • Media Literacy practices in the fight against misinformation and their results;
  • Training teachers, journalists and other social actors in Media Literacy (face-to-face, distance, MOOC…);
  • Piloting of international, national or local guidelines to combat misinformation in various learning contexts;
  • Community projects on Media Literacy;
  • Innovative approaches to combat disinformation, such as algorithm literacy, app development and other resources targeting different segments.

You can read here the full text of the call

Guest editors
Charo Sádaba, Universidad de Navarra, Spain, and Vitor Tomé, ISCTE-IUL Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal.

14 April 2023: Abstract (max 300 words) + brief bio (max. 70 words)
30 April 2023: Decisions on the abstracts
01 September 2023: whole text’s submission
February 2024: publication of the special issue

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