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GUIDE TO THE SECOND PHASE OF A LONG-TERM

INTERNATIONAL PROJECT ON MEDIA AND

INFORMATION LITERACY

In Media We Trust?

PHASE II: YOUTH EXCHANGE 3 - 11TH MARCH 2018,

ERFURT, GERMANY

GERMANY, GEORGIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, MONTENEGRO, DENMARK, ARMENIA
How to recognise fake
With our long-term project we react to the
urgent need of media literacy education for

news? both youth workers, teachers and educators
and for young people. Nowadays, media are
How to deal with one of the most powerful institutions of the

disinformation
public life. Adults, young people and children
get huge portion of their knowledge about the

campaigns? world from media. 

How to find media Terms, such as fake news, hoax,

which we can trust?
disinformation, media manipulation, hybrid
threads or alternative news became inherent

How to produce a part of the public discourse. It is not
surprising, that even many adults become
radio show? untrusting, confused or even manipulated and
get trapped in situation like the one above. For
young people the issue is especially important

Join "In Media We and sensitive, as they are developing their

Trust?"
world views, critical thinking and they are
more vulnerable to the impacts of
manipulation, such as radicalisation. 
What do we strive for?
We find it alarming, that in many European Our objectives are:
countries, courses on media and  1. To raise awareness of the youth workers on
information literacy are not part of the the importance and complexity of the topic of
school curriculums. Meaning of the terms media literacy;
such as agenda settings, gatekeeping, 2. To discuss the specificities of the media
understanding at least basics of journalists’ environment in the involved countries;
and editors’ routines, different media 3. To provide knowledge and understanding on
genres and types, importance of knowledge traditional and new media, media production
of the ownership structures and their routines and different types of media;
impact on the content of media - All these 4. To practice methods developing critical
often stay a domain of knowledge of thinking and analytical approach to media
students of media studies or other related contents and ways of facing fake news and
social sciences, however they are really disinformation;
crucial for understanding how the media 5. To learn how to support young people in
discourses are formed. developing “healthy media consumption habits”;
6. To propose non-formal educational methods,
Therefore, we developed “In Media We tools and activities on the topic of media
Trust?”, targeting youth workers and literacy, which can be engaging and
educators, who would like to work on the empowering for young people;
topic of media literacy and young people 7. To teach youth workers and young people
they work with in their communities and basic principles of media production;
learn information, tools and methods for 8. To empower young people to become citizen
educating about media. journalists.
Secon Phase: 
Youth Exchange
3 - 11 MARCH 2018

ERFURT, GERMANY 

TARGET GROUP:
The participants of the Youth Exchange will be young people that the partner organisation
work with. At least one of the participants of the Phase 1 from each country should join the
Youth Exchange and take part in the preparation of its program. Selection will be decided
by the partner organisations together with the organisers of the project.

CONTENT:
During the second phase, the group will have a chance to discuss their habits in
consumption of media, share tips and come up with ideas for more “media literate”
practice.
At the same time, the participants will have a chance to learn basics of radio production,
conducting interviews, creating audio stories and podcasts, audio editing and at the end
they will be able to broadcast their own radio show in Radio F.R.E.I.

ACCOMMODATION & WORKING:
The participants will be accommodated in Re4 Hostel in Erfurt in dormitory style rooms.
(http://re4hostel.com/index_en.php). They will share rooms with the participants from
different countries of the same gender. 
We will work in the building of Radio F.R.E.I., which is a community radio broadcasting
variety of shows for different target groups from Erfurt. (www.radio-frei.de)
Participants will be provided with the tram tickets for travelling to the working venue. 
PARTICIPATION IN THE

YOUTH EXCHANGE

The participants will be selected by the partner
organisations: Youth Association DRONI (Georgia),
Komed e.V. (Germany), Be International (Czech Republic),
Shokkin Group Danmark (Denmark), OKC Herceg Novi
(Montenegro), International Center for Intercultural
Research, Learning and Dialogue (Armenia).

Each organisation will select 4 participants (18-30 years-
old) and one group leader (20+ years-old).

Maximum travel costs that can be reimbursed to each
participant are based on the rules of Erasmus+
Programme and are following:
(in EUR)

THE EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES, ACCOMMODATION
AND FOOD IS FREE OF CHARGE FOR ALL THE
SELECTED PARTICIPANTS WHO WILL BE ACTIVELY
INVOLVED IN THE ACTIVITIES. 

INSURANCE WILL NOT BE COVERED BY THE
ORGANISERS, BUT ALL THE PARTICIPANTS ARE
OBLIGED TO PURCHASE VALID TRAVEL INSURANCE.
Would you like to be
Fill in the following on-line form:
https://goo.gl/forms/PfG1qrn4Lc3SjTlA3

part of it? Check-out the booklet about the 1st Phase of the
project:

Are you ready to
www.scribd.com/document/363969182/In-Media-
We-Trust-Guide

discuss, question, All the selected participants are obliged to keep
reflect, record and all their travel costs bills, invoices, original tickets

broadcast? 
and boarding passes and provide them to the
organisers. Without these documents the travel
costs cannot be reimbursed. 

Apply until 15th Please note, that you are applying for an

January 2018. educational activity and you should not expect
staying in a 5* hotels and going for the city tours
THIS PROJECT IS FINANCED BY and trips ;)
ERASMUS+ PROGRAMME:

In case you have any questions, contact us on: 
inmediawetrust@gmail.com