A new online tool has been developed whose main aim is to provide media literacy education to Palestinian NGOs, journalists and municipality workers.
The tool is an online guide of new journalism and media ethics produced by the Finnish Lifelong Learning Foundation and Birzeit University Media Development Center and funded by the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Media Guide was produced as part of a project called Civic skills via media education in Palestine. The resource is free and can be used by anyone interested in media basics and media ethics. It contains a variety of tools for media analysis and evaluation of information.
In an interview for EAEA Karoliina Knuuti, producer of the Media Guide, said “When you understand how media functions – and how to use its channels yourself – you are in a better position to evaluate its content and trustworthiness. A critical reading is crucial, regardless of the source."
You can find the Media Guide on EPALE here.