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  • Ethical Media for Active Citizenship – The EMAC project

    Ethical Media for Active Citizenship – The EMAC project

    The proliferation of mass media and new technologies has brought about decisive changes in and challenges to human communication processes and behaviour. The change in the media landscape has also impacted the role and social, professional and ethical responsibilities of journalists. These changes in the role that media plays in the life of citizens has highlighted the importance of responsible media reporting. Media communicators and audiences now face the task to separate facts from fiction in media texts. However, it […]

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  • Speaking Up for a Change!

    Speaking Up for a Change!

    The first national series as part of Craol’s Speaking Up For A Change advocacy project will be launched on the 25th February in the Mansion House, Dublin. As a result of the Speaking Up For A Change project 270 people over the age of 55 across the country are producing radio that makes a difference. For more information on the project, check the Speaking Up for a Change website. These 270 participants are drawn from active retirement groups, men’s sheds, […]

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  • Understanding Media for Active Citizenship UMAC

    Understanding Media for Active Citizenship UMAC

    Understanding Media for Active Citizenship UMAC aims to create a toolbox to collect media literacy infused resources and methodologies that the project partners are using in their own community media training courses and workshops. The toolbox will be shared on an on-line platform that would allow other community media trainers to use the collected resources throughout their training to enhance their trainees’ ability to decode the media text and understand how media works. This project is funded under Key Action 2 […]

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  • SMART Training for all

    SMART Training for all

    In 2013, six European community radio organisations got together to share their training knowledge and resources and offer them in the shape of an on-line resource to all other community radio trainers. The SMART project, funded by the Leonardo Transfer of Innovation fund, allowed the trainers to adapt and experience specific activities and methodologies for three target groups: vision impaired/blind participants, migrant women and trainees with learning difficulties. Community radio trainers face the challenge of facilitating high quality training in […]

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