Media and Digital Literacy Academy – Beirut 2019

The Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB) hosted its seventh annual summer training session from June 16 to 22, 2019, at the Lebanese American University (LAU), Beirut campus. Organized by LAU’s Institute of Media Research and Training (IMRT), MDLAB seeks to prepare a media literate generation in the […]

FU students participate in Media and Digital Literacy Academy in Beirut 2018

Since 2014, the IfPuK has been participating in the Media and Digital Literacy Academy in Beirut (MDLAB) as part of a DAAD project led by Prof. Carola Richter. “Media and digital literacy” describes the creation of awareness about media and is understood as a sustainable learning project. Citizens should develop […]

Data Journalism Training – Cairo 2015

During an intensive two-day Training at the Ahram Canadian University in Cairo from December 18th– December 19th participants learned about the possibilities of “Data Journalism”. Lebanese trainer Bahia Halawi taught practical ways how to find, gather, refine and analyze data and eventually use it for journalistic work. 10 junior and […]

Teaching Investigative Journalism

In cooperation with MTI Egyptian University, ARIJ Network, AREACORE has arranged a 12 day training course titled “Towards New Approaches in Teaching Investigative Journalism in Arab Universities”, from 3-14 September 2015 in Cairo. Faculty from a number of 7 different Arab universities were present, including Oman, Qatar, Algeria, Palestine, Iraq, […]

Media and Digital Literacy Academy Beirut – MDLAB

MDLAB aims to advance digital and media literacy education in the Arab region by training a generation of teachers and scholars and developing locally rooted curricula. The 2013 academy was the start of this initiative. MDLAB offers graduate students and academics a unique opportunity to study media and digital literacy […]