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“Self-organization and Community Media Monitoring”- Birzeit University Palestine 2022

The Media Development Center (MDC) at Birzeit University Palestine organized a couple of workshops in cooperation with the Arab-European Association for Media and Communication Researchers, targeting female media professionals as well as university institutions, municipalities, mosques, churches, federations, and unions. The first workshop focussed on dismantling the weaknesses in the […]


“Teaching Communication, Media, and Digital Literacy Studies– Post-Covid Implications and New Directions”

A Collaborative workshop held in September 2022 at Al-Akhawayn University “The exchange with our colleagues allowed for getting a deeper understanding of how the pandemic impacted research and learning environments differently: depending i.e. on the political contexts, the resources provided for technological infrastructures and pandemic response measures taken.” Anna Antonakis, […]


What is 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. So far, MDLAB has succeeded in introducing media and digital literacy to 40 Arab universities […]


Media and Digital Literacy Academy – Beirut 2022

After a two years break, the media and Digital Literacy Academy was finally taking place again at the Institute of Media Research and Training (IMRT) at the Lebanese American University (LAU) in Beirut, directed by AREACORE member Dr. Jad Melki. MDLAB aims to develop media and digital literacy education in […]


Stereotypes and Ethical Reporting: Journalism Studies and Practices

Stereotypes and Ethical reporting: Journalism Studies and Practices AREACORE’s conference  in partnership with IPSI (Manouba University) took place as a hybrid format (online via Zoom) and in Tunis, on October 21 and 22, 2021. This conference aimed to investigate textual and visual dimensions of ethical reporting focusing on manifestations of […]


Digital Storytelling & Mobile Journalism Workshop

In May 2021, 21 teaching assistants from the journalistic and broadcasting field had the opportunity to participate in AREACORES workshop “Digital storytelling and MObile JOurnalism”, organized under the supervision of Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Shami from the Department of Mass Communication at Qatar University. The online workshop was designed to equip the […]


Webinar „Digital Media in Teaching“ – Birzeit University Palestine 2021

For the full recording of the webinar click here:https://youtu.be/webinar-digital-media-Birzeit (in Arabic) The Media Development Center – Birzeit University, in cooperation with the Arab-European Association for Communication Researchers, AREACORE, organized an online symposium entitled Digital Media: Education, Rights and Practice, with the participation of experts from Jordan, Sweden, Egypt, Oman and […]