News literacy actions (outside the USA) that do or could involve news publishers
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ArgentinaADEPA and Education CONTEST FOR THE CITY - At the height of the country's economic crisis, the leading eight Buenos Aires newspapers joined to provide a journalism competition for secondary students. The students worked in groups to create in-depth reports about some element of teenage life. The editors served as the jury, picking eight winners. Each was then assigned at random to one of the editors, to be published on the same day as all the winning stories. Research on the project found an association between the activity and improved civic skills.2002secondaryxXXxXx
ArgentinaClarinhttp:/ AT MUSEUM - Grupo El Clarín has an interactive space at the Childrens´ Museum in Buenos Aires, where children learn through play how the newspaper is developed, how to create comic strips and how to write a news story. This is all done via interactive software, that even allows them to take home a printed copy of their work. The exhibition also allows them to play sports, and experience being “sports announcers” in a booth with microphones and special effects. Over 450,000 kids visit the exhibition yearly. 2015primaryXXXXX
ArgentinaClarin TRAINING - Grupo El Clarín trains teachers on the design and implementation of teaching strategies including the use of media contents and digital technologies, while familiarizing teachers with an interactive learning model. Critical thinking skills are actively sought, to foster active citizenship. All teachers are certified.2015teachersXXX
AustriaKurier Medienhaus - After participating in WAN-IFRA's first edition of the World Teenage News Takeover in November 2014, this news publisher decided to make such an involvement by teenagers with the main news product a regular monthly action.2015secondaryXXx
AustriaZeitung In der Schule (NIE arm of VOZ national associaiton) (English)TEACHER CONTEST - ZiS started a competition for teachers to show how they used newspapers in class. The ten best projects were nominated by the jury and won a € 200 award. To share the best practice ideas with other teachers, ZiS created a resource that can be downloaded for free on their website.2015teachersXXXXXX
AustriaZeitung in der Schule (VOZ) (in German)NEWSPAPERS IN CLASS WORKSHOPS - This NIE legacy event Zeitung ahoi! (Newspaper Ahoy!) offers a two-hour workshop for 12 to 14 year students who each get newspapers and worksheets about the Austrian press. After the session, students can speak to a journalist or visit the printing press, newspaper offices, the Austrian Press Agency (APA), go to libraries or to universities. The workshops took place all over Austria; in 2015 ZiS trained 2863 students in 123 workshops -- a 30 percent rise in 6 years. ZIS charges € 140 per workshop.2015seconaryXXX
BelgiumBelgian Journalists Association (AJP) JOURNALIST VISITS AND GUIDE - Organizes visits for journalists to classes of 10- to 11-year-olds after teachers use materials provided by the Associationdes Journalistes Professionnels (Association of Professional Journalists) to examine how journalists work. The association has also created a guide for the journalists. The organizers also work closely with the Ouvrir mon quotidien initiative of the francophone publishers (JFB).Since 1995primaryXX
BelgiumCreakids Workshop TECH HOW TO - An IT workshop on Wednesday afternoons for children ages 7 to 12 in a poor, immigrant neighborhood learn how to create films, photos, clips, digital comics, etc. They work on a different project each month. Possible model for local digital news in education joint project.primaryXX
BelgiumHet Belang van QUIZ BY TEACHERS - The "School Quiz Reinvented" project has students at the local teaching university prepare a creative news quiz each week for 11- to 14-year-olds.2015teachersXXX
BelgiumKrant in de Klas (NIE arm of Vlaamse Nieuwsmedia national association)http://www.kikquiz.beNEWS QUIZ COMPETITION - The association for Flemish language publishers ran an annual news quiz competition for schools that ended in a colorful event hosted by a Flemish celebrity. By 2015 the quiz continued to be popular, even though the contest element had been removed,Since 2004secondaryXX
BelgiumMetro ABOUT FREEDOM THROUGH MAKING NEWS - Parlons Jeunes [Let's talk young] explores with primary schoolages 6 to 12 the freedom theme via three kinds of media production options: writing, radio broadcasting, and videos.2014primaryXXXX
BelgiumOuvrir Mon Quotidien (NIE operation of JFB national association) IN CLASS - The association for the Francophone publishers runs a news in education programme that called for use of the printed newspaper in primary schooland secondary classes. It supplies student and teacher supplements designed to work with the papers in a classroom setting. The program has legislated government funding. In 2016, it began moving toward a digital variation of the work.Since 1994primary & secondaryXXXX
Belgium Krant in de Klas (NIE arm of Vlaamse Nieuwsmedia national association) A NEWS PRODUCT - The association for Flemish language publishers provides an online tool for creating a newspaper or website. It has 6000 users who have created more than 3000 newspapers. The system was simplified in 2015 by providing smaller modules suitable for online pages.Since 2009primary & secondaryXX
Belgium Krant in de Klas (NIE arm of Vlaamse Nieuwsmedia national association) IN CLASS - The Association for Flemish language publishers provides free newspapers to schools over a few weeks once a year. Teachers get copies from a supply of free newspapers that is usually limited to 10 days. The news in class project of Vlaamse Nieuwe Media provides schools and teachers of secondary education with a database of lessons with assignments at different levels plus teaching materials (lesson plans from colleagues, the history of the Flemish newspaper landscape, etc.). This project has the the financial support of the Flemish Minister for Media2016primary & secondaryXXXX
Boekenjuf/boekenmeester Canon BOOK MASTER READING TEACHER - This contest calls for 'bottom up" nominations of primary schoolteachers who are effective at instilling a love of reading and skills in literacy. Journalists then interview the nominated teachers. An annual magazine describes these good practices.Since 2004primaryxx
17 USING MEDIA - Digikriebels in Ghent offers grand parents from "vulnerable" families both information and training to help them guide media use of preschool children. The organization provides portable "boxes" for use in schools. Possibly a good model for a community project with a broader base of families.2012preschoolXX
Boliviala Fundación para el Periodismo FESTIVAL - The foundation persuaded all 12 leading newspapers in Boliva to participate in a national version of the global My Dream Interview Festival. See full description under WAN-IFRA.2012pirmaryXXXXX
BrazilA Tarde WRITING CONTEST - In a project named "Young Journalists: A News Hole", students produce news articles under the guidance of their teacher on such topics such as their municipality and the influence of social media. A competition based on Facebook votes determines which stories will be published. Both teachers and students win prizes.2015secondaryXXX
BrazilANJ - Brazilian Publishers Association TO EXPLAIN FREEDOM - The national association, ANJ, took up WAN-IFRA's challenge to do a regional contest in which students created a special ediiton of their school newspapers designed to explain press freedom to their classmates in an approachable way using some of the cartoons, graphics and photographs that WAN-IFRA provided for all newspapers to use on 3 May Press Freedom Day. The winner was the Jornal da Manhã news in education program, Vamos Ler.2010primaryXXXX X
BrazilCorreio Lageano WRITE FOR MULTIPLE PLATFORMS - In Correio Lageano's Marathon of Knowledge, students learn how to write articles together with journalists, and then write about selected monthly topics such as fashion, tourism, culture, the environment, etc. Articles are published in a variety of media: printed local newspaper, web, blogs and Facebook.2014secondaryXX
BrazilGazeta Do Povo TRAINING MOOC - Gazeta Do Provo in Brazil offers 13 online news in education courses open to teachers during their school year that are 160 hours long each and are certified by educational institutions.2015teachersXXXX
ChileAsociación Nacional de Prensa KNOWLEDGE CONTEST - The association organizes an annual Current Events Olympics in which contestants have to study a newspaper and one informative magazine for a month, then meet to compete. In a live competition the jury poses eight questions to each group. Those who win pass to the next level up to a national round. An average of 250 secondary schools participate in this national contest, with a total of 2000 students. The association partners with a university, which provides 40,000 US dollars and all local venues. Winners and their teachers get technological prizes.Since 2009secondaryXXXXX
ChileAsociación Nacional de Prensa FESTIVAL - In this national interview contest children ages 7 to 12 submit 10 questions intended for a public figure. The best three get to interview the person. The interview is recorded on video and also printed in newspapers. The contest has been going on since 2001. The association receives an average of 5000 submissions yearly. This activity inspired a similary contest for Hungary and, in part, WAN-IFRA's global My Dream Interview Festival. The educational organization created a teacher guide and tools for teachers to use media in their classrooms.Since 2010 primaryXXXXX
ColombiaAndiarios CONTEST - Andiarios, Colombia´s Newspaper in Education Association, has a yearly contest to give a prize to the best article produced by Colombian children ages 6 to 10. They partner with the government, a university and several private businesses. The winning story is published in several leading newspapers.Since 2012primaryXXXX
CyprusArtefact Treasure in Actionwww.icffcy-cat.comCHILDREN IN CONFLICTING COMMUNITIES DO JOURNALISM - Greek and Turkish children (ages 10 and 11) work together to create stories through different forms (radio, animated films, photos, etc). about their common heritage based on archeological artifacts. The main goal is to give children from the conflicting communities a chance to get to know one another on the neutral territory of this topic.2012primaryXXX
Czech RepublicCzech Publishers Association STUDENT JOURNALISM CONTEST - In a nationwide "Students write newspapers" [Studenti píší noviny] festival, ten schools received journalism instruction and then were randomly assigned a to publisher for which they were assigned to do stories. After three months, a multifaceted jury selected the best work. DNES newspaper has expanded the project.2012secondaryXXX
Czech RepublicMlada Fronta Dnes DO JOURNALISM - SCHOOL BUYS COPIES - The project Mlada Fronta Dnes "Students read and write newspapers" - Studenty číst a psát noviny - has been running since at least 2008 and every year it involves 400 schools and over 25,000 students. The aim is to teach secondary school students to work with newspapers and write journalisticallfor MF DNES and the internet portal Schools buy copies for each student.2016secondaryXx
DenmarkCenter for Journalism, U. of Southern JOURNALISM CONTEST - Every autumn they invite five secondary school classes (carefully selected) to battle – in a friendly way – about who can make the best journalistic productions over the course of three or four days. Beforehand they receive teaching by lecturers and training by some of the students, who also act as “student editors” to help with production. The goal is fun and new ideas for all involved.2015secondary
DenmarkDanske Medier's Avis I undervisningen - Each year, the association runs a create-a-newspaper competition in which teachers use the association's tool -Avislayouteren- to create a front page using one of three layouts and based on a single word theme ("stars" for 2016) Winning classes receive cash at a ceremony in Copenhagen town hall.Revising in 2016secondaryXXXX
DenmarkFreedom of Expression Democracy Project - MATERIALS TO TEACH IMMIGRANTS - This publisher is offering primary, secondary and language schools (for adults) a full-scale program for teaching about the Danish approach to freedom of expression and of religion.2016primary, secondary, adultsXXX
DenmarkJyllands Posten​ FREEDOM - LEGACY AND CURRENT STATE - Jyllands Posten has launched a multifaceted program to help primary, secondary and Danish language schools explain both the legacy and current practice in freedom of expression in the country.2016primary, secondary and adultXXX
DenmarkKids' News - YOUTH EDITION - Special editions that explained the link between freedom of the press and of expression implications of the Charlie Hebdo murders of satirical cartoonists in 2015. Content included an all-cartoon cover and discussions with children such as the odds of the same thing happening in Denmark.( A different Danish newspaper, Politiken, first published the Mohammed cartoons, sparking the original controversy). 2015primaryX XXX
DenmarkPolitiken CONTEST WITH HUMAN RIGHTS THEME - Mediekonkurrence competition partners with a socially committeed NGO to do an annual contest for creating a news product. For example, Save the Children partnered for a theme of "Chaos in the Family - Break the Silence" and Amnesty International is partnering in 2016 on a theme of "My Body, My Rights."Since 2012teenagers
DenmarkPolitiken (orginally developed by Ekstra Bladet) ONLINE LAYOUT TOOL - "Redaktionen" is an online tool for planning coverage, organizing notes, writing, editing and laying out stories and images on a template for a print or online edition. In 2015, managers at Politiken, which used the app in its Mediekonkurrence national contest, found that 80 percent of students still preferred to make a print edition. Research found that they liked three elements: the novelty of an offline option, the limitations of a deadline and the potential to share a tangible product with friends and family. The structure was first develped by Ekstra Bladet in 2008.Since 2008teenagersXXXXX
Denmark Fyens Stiftstidendes MedieLab and SIMULATION - Each year since 2005, Fyens Stiftstidendes offers 2400 teenagers a high-tech, immersive experience in becoming a journalist for a day on multiple platforms at its MedieLab. Before attending, teachers have access to materials to cover, such as determing story angles, making decisions about using and believing sources, ethics, selecting images, etc. The center was created by the Expology groupSince 2005secondaryXXXXX
EstoniaEALL NEWSPAPER - Since 1998, the Estonian publishers association has created a sample newspaper to answer basic questions about newspaper design, offer behind-the-scenes information on the newspaper production process, explain myths and realities about the press sector, provide guidance on how to distinguish editorial comment from news reporting, etc. The paper has a topical theme, such as Europe, and has had a variety of sponsors (such as the ministry of finance, European Commission and the private security company G4S).Since 1998primaryXXXX
Europe (Netherlands, then Belgium, Germany, Sweden)National MediaCoach training program. COACH - Begun in The Netherlands, this is a transnational initiative (also in Belgium, Sweden and Germany) of media resource centres in Europe that offer media literacy training opportunities for teachers, teacher training colleges, libraries and social community centres. In Belgium, it is supported by publishers association. Model possibly useful for media associations though Dutch association has some reservations about it.2016teachersXXXX
FinlandChildren's Media Barometer HABITS STUDY - This 2013 study of the media habits of very young children, from babyhood to 8 years old, is a follow-up to a study done on this same age group in 2010. Other work concentrates on older children (7-11 and 10-12). It is a good model for such research about family use of technology.2013primaryXX
FinlandFinish Newspapers Association NEWSPAPERS AND SCHOOL CHANGE - The Finish Newspapers Association launched the "incorporating newspapers in schools in change" in 2015. Pupils have done several news literacy actions, such as taking over the editorial department of a newspaper, acting as video reporters, arranging and covering a discussion for municipal residents and much more. These initiatives are up to par to changes in the country´s school curriculum, which aims to get pupils outside their classroom and away from their desks.2015primary & secondaryXxXx
FinlandFinish Newspapers Association NEWS CENTENNIAL - For Finland´s centennial, the publishers association is producing an online newspaper for children and youth called Our News. It provides a timely picture of what Finland is like at 100 years old, as experienced by the young generation. Newspapers that belong to the Association can link up or publish the content generated on their own web pages.2015primaryXX
FinlandFinnish Newspapers Association (in Finnish)"IS IT TRUE" - The latest Newspaper Week (February 2016) used “Is it true” as a theme to examine credibility of what one finds on the web creating lots of activities to help teachers deal with this topic in class by using the news. Material focused on six current perspectives: the online chat culture, narrowing the difference between opinion and fact, fake news, troll factories (especially pro-Putin in Ukraine), border between advertising and journalism, and images.
2016primary & secondaryXXXX
FinlandHandicraft School CREATION - These centers in Espoo and Turku show families with children ages 4 to 14 how to experiment with digital technologies - electronics and programming - starting with making LE- light postcards and running through 3D printing and coding literacy. Stretching it but could be a potential model for a community tech innovation/literacy project.2012primaryXX
Finland Finnish Newspapers Association THEN download Mitä voi sanoa? -aineiston virikemateriaali
HATE SPEECH GUIDE - A new booklet called “What can we say?” was released on 3 May, Press Freedom Day. Targeting 15-19 year-olds, it focuses on the issues of hate speech and liberty of expression. A teacher´s guide was also created. The book has six sections, each with a text from a Finnish newspaper with related activities. For example, the "Racism" section includes background about Finnish immigration and employment policies as well activitres focusing on the derogatory terms used for certain races.
Finland Finnish Newspapers AssociationLuetko sinä? Do you readSTORY REVIEW CONTEST - This partnership with the National Association of Book Publishers calls for the year's winning youth author to create a three-part story for 15-year-olds that all newspapers print. A review contest follows with the winner getting to interview the author.since 2011secondaryXXXX
DIGITAL TOOLBOX FOR SCHOOL NEWSPAPERS - Regional newspapers have long been very active in news in education programs. The latest action, led by Ouest France and La Voix du Nord, calls for strengthening the digital elements of doing a school newspaper, with more inclusion of marginalized children.2016secondaryXXXX
FranceEnsemble - Lyon Capitale VISITS PORTRAYED IN A CARTOON - Top staff at online news site and weekly Lyon Capitale make school visits to dicuss the role of the press in a democray. Together with local artist Yann Le Pon, documented the visits in a 44 panel cartoon.2016secondaryXXX
FranceFrance Télevisions - Milan - "What's Freedom of Expression?" is a highly effective short video in the "One Day One Question" series produced by France Télévisions and Milan Press as part of series of such videos (under two minutes). Stick figures answer a daily question from a child, in this case from six-year-old Nathanaël. The video explains the history of press feedom and describes how the murders of satirical cartoonists fit in that discussion.2015primaryXXXXX
FranceGlobe Reporterswww.globe-reporters.orgGLOBE REPORTERS - Journalists and teachers each offer their expertise to give students a journalistic experience based on materials reporters gather from another country with a strong focus on digital environments and international solidarity. Once the association running the project decides the main thrust of the year's effort, classes can submit a bid to participate (there is a €500 fee for classes chosen to participate.) The students choose the subjects, gather background and create interview questions. On site, the journalists make and interview the contacts. Then the students act as chief editors to create the resulting reports (print, video, etc.). The 2016 version will focus on COP 22 in Marrakesh, Morocco. The 2015 version covered Lebanon and COP 21. In past years, the focus has been on countries where French is widely spoken, such as Tunisia, Mali, Laos and Haiti.primaryXXXX
FranceHoaxbusterswww.hoaxbusters.comHOAXBUSTERS - Guillaume Brossard, the editorial director of the CNED learning site, began this service in 2000. It remains the top info verification site in the the country used in media literacy, especially the "info ou intox" work of Rose Farinella (see separate entry)since 2000primary & secondaryXX
FranceHuman Rights Lessons via Journalism RIGHTS - Organized by a regional association in support of public education in cooperation with French public radio and a fanzine producer, this series of actions takes a journalistic approach to looking at human rights issues such as homelessness, the work of Amnesty International, women's rights and discrimination against Roma. A radio journalist trains teams who produce radio shows and fanzines, foreign reporting assignments, interviews and organizing debates. Working with this kind of NGO holds promise for some kinds of projects. Some publishers have done so for their make-a-newspaper contest, for example.Janaury 2015 secondaryXX
FranceInfo ou Intox? LITERACY CHAMPION - French primary schoolteacher Rose-Marie Farinella Elkabbach won one of the country's first media education prizes for her multi-faceted approach to teaching media literacy to nine-year-olds. After a six-part set of activities, children got diplomas as "apprentice hoaxbusters" referring to a verification site run by Guillaume Brossard (see separate entry).2016primaryXXXX
FranceJournal des Enfants YOUTH EDITION - This weekly supplement has a long history of explaining the importance and fragility of press freedom to the young. In 2008, it won a World Young Reader Prize for interviews with children of imprisoned journalists and was very strong in explanatory journalism after the killings of Charlie Hebdo satirical journalists in Paris in 2015..2009primaryXXXX
FranceLa Passerelle CLASS VISITS - Two journalists have created a Facebook-based initiative to organize journalists who want to visit school classes.all levelsXXX
Francemediaeducation.frwww.mediaeducation.frMEDIA LITERACY PORTAL - The Alliance internationale de journalistes (AIJ) et École des Métiers de l'Information (ÉMI) joined forces to create a portal for all media literacy actions in France, especially those linked to freedom of expression.2015XXX
FrancePlay Bac Pressen/aFREEDOM CONTEST - This contest calls for a freedom of expression slogan from headlines in the company's three dailies for children.2014CHECKXX
FrancePlay Bac Presse YOUTH EDITION- This publisher offered free downloads of the special editions its three dailies for children that explained the elements of freedom of the press and of expression related to the Charlie Hebdo murders (2015). Later the company added workshops on citizenship topics to its existing production workshops (separate entry).2015primaryXXXX
FrancePublishers associations with all other media and CLEMI, national liaison center for media in education PRESS WEEK - Virtually all of the nation's news media participate in the week-long extravaganza of learning about the news called Semaine de la presse et des médias dans l’école®. Even the post office gets involved, delivering packs with a variety of publications to schools. The education ministry's media education liaison division, CLEMI, does the administration. A theme lasts two years. After the Charlie Hebdo attacks, the theme for 2015 and 2016 was changed to "Freedom of Expression, you can learn it." 1989all levelsXXXXX
FranceTeenage Newsroom AmbassadorsNo website. Document at WAN-IFRA.YOUTH AMBASSADORS - Create a newsroom function of "youth ambassador" for the country's main newsrooms for a six month test. The ambassadors would be tasked with angles and subjects of interest to readers under age 25. Could be linked to journalism schools. This option was not taken when France decided to do a free subscription scheme.From WAN_IFRAsecondaryXX
France Association Chez Albeft NEWSSTAND - The Albert Londres foundation in Marseille created a moving tent-style newsstand-reading room around poorer areas of the city, stocked with magazines and newspapers that children can sit and read. The volunteers also provide refreshments and chairs for discussing the news.2014primaryXXXX
France InterClass CONTEST - Five teams from public radio worked with five classes of 14- and 15-year-olds in relatively tough neighborhoods (4) and the countryside (1), each to produce a series of four 4:30 reports that will vie for a final prize during the summer of 2016.2015secondaryXXX
France Play Bac Presse TO CREATE A NEWSPAPER - Play Bac press offers 3-hour workshops for children to create their own newspaper modeled on the daily Mon Quotidien for ages 10 to 14 the Petit Quotidien (ages 6 to 9). Children insert texts and drawings based on news topics suggested by a journalist who leads the workshop. The workshop takes place in three stages: - Presentation of the work of journalists and the story of a day in writing (30 minutes) - Children choosing the topics (three for Petit Quotidien, 10 for Mon Quotidien - Distribution of tasks, then writing and drawing, and layout. All children leave with a personal newspaper journal that includes their work, plus a portrait of themselves and of the class. Workshops have betwen 5 and 30 children.2016primaryXX
France Play Bac Presse IN CIVIC EDUCATION - These €25 sessions at the company's headquarters start with a one-hour discussion (debate) with a Play Bac journalist who works for the daily for 10-14-year-olds (Mon Quotidien) or the one for 7- to 9-year-olds (Le P'tit Quotidien) about a question related to civic education. Past questions have included: What does freedom mean to you? The words of the national anthem, for or against them? Should we be able to write anything on the Internet? Then the children spend two hours creating a poster about the issue, choosing an illustration, infographics, etc. Playbac also does workshops to produce printed editions of newspapers (see separate entry). Classes can attend at a rate of €10 per child.
France Zone Expression Prioritataire JOURNALISM ACTION - Journalists help adolescents and young adults learn to write journalistically and create their own media. In addition, stories appear in special print editions of LIberation and online. Past topics include daily life, homosexuality, migration and civic involvement.2015secondary, young adultsXXX
Germany Augsburger Allgemeine CALENDAR - Augsburger Allgemeine decided to use the Advent Calendar format to explain to children the similarities and differences between the five major world religions to support children’s tolerance and understanding of people of other religions and thus promote peace. Every day during the advent season the newspaper would publish a new story on either Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. Partnered with a website that explains religion to children. Good elsewhere for a religious publication.2014primaryX
GermanyFrankfurter Neue Presse - Projekt Junge Zeitung (Project Young Newspaper) allows up to 200 young people ages 16 to 22 to take over the newsroom as editors of the Frankfurter Neue Presse newspaper for one day, once a year and to publish an entire edition - from the topics to the final layout. The audience are all the regular readers, plus families/friends of participants. (See other "Takeover" examples.")2014secondaryXX
GermanyGenerations in Dialogue MEDIA PRODUCTION - During 18 months, teenagers (usually from disadvantaged neighborhoods) and elderly people worked together to create 11 media productions: film, audio, televison show, audio guide, GPS-based tour, a DJ battle, mobile phone clips and virtual exhibitions. Great model for a local effort.2011secondaryXXX
GermanyMedia Worlds in Families (MEiFA)www.meifa-thueringen.deINTERGENERATIONAL NEWS LITERACY - The center for media literacy in Thueringian, Germany, aims to improve the media literacy of all family members by facilitating joint media experiences and organizing workshops for children with their parents or grandparents such as "Fit for Facebook, WhatsApp & Co." that includes funny role play games to illustrate some online risks. Good ideas for digital news literacy.

Germanysh:z Schleswig-Holsteinischer Zeitungsverlag (video) ZIKITA - This innovative preschool programme uses the printed newspaper in creative ways to teach preschoolers about the news in a program supported by the local firefighters' association. Google Zikita and translate this page :
Germanysh:z Schleswig-Holsteinischer Zeitungsverlag (video) TABLET IN SCHOOLS - With the help of local banks, the publisher provided equipment and news literacy training to raise awareness among students of news on tablet devices. By 2016, schools were paying the publisher for the service. Google sh:z tablet World Young Reader Prize and translate this page: 2013secondaryXxXx
GermanyZejt-ung WRITERS IN MINORITY LANGUAGE - Zejt-ung is a new Denmark-financed newspaper for the Danish-speaking minority in Germany, created by two journalists, a graphic designer and 18 junior reporters ages 9-17 who apply for the “job”. They choose what they want to write about and have done some innovative, meaningful and fun assignments.2015secondaryXX
GlobalInternet in the Family: How to guide children when they go online IN THE FAMILY GUIDE - WAN-IFRA provides all the materials for a publisher to offer practical advice to readers about setting up a family code for online conduct.2012primaryXXXX
73 - The World Teenage News Takeover calls for news publishers to yield control of at least some part of the normal content offer for one day. WAN-IFRA has created a how-to guide with five examples of how to approach this venture.CurrentsecondaryXXx
GlobalWAN-IFRAwww.worldyoungreaderprize.orgWORLD YOUNG READER PRIZE. Since 1998, these awards have honored and made know news publisher excellence in engaging the young in all ways on all platforms. In 2016, a special prize will honor a champion "Global Media Literacy Teacher."Currentprimary & secondaryXxXxXXxXXxxXx
75 READING - Inspired by the work of the NAA Foundation, we persuaded some authors to donate their serialized stories that had animals as main characters (then commissioned one ourselves) to offer to the world, accompanied by activites that send children back into the news and by photo features about real wildlife (animal stories work best for global disribution.) Also, cartoonists donated panels for use on Literacy Day. We did this for four years with up to 5 million global circulation for each segment of the serialized story.2007-2011primaryXXXXX
76 JOURNALIST GUIDE - WAN-IFRA prepared a guide for international use to help journalists when they go into classes. Tips for three levels of students. It is based largely on a similar Finnish guide for journalistsCurrentprimary schooland secondaryXX
77 FESTIVAL - The My Dream Interview Festival calls for a news publisher -school partnership in which teachers use WAN-IFRA guides to help groups of students prepare a journalistic interview for an inspirational figure. The newspaper chooses the best work, then helps make the interview happen and publishes it. Inspired by earlier work in Chile, Hungary and Jordan. Some countries have chosen to make it a contest. (See other "Interview Festival" examples.)CurrentsecondaryXXXXXx
GlobalWAN-IFRA FREEDOM - WAN IFRA has a wealth of materials (cartoons, photos, posters) from its past 3 May Press Freedom Day campaigns that teachers can use in class to help explain the topic and let students produce news pages. A new four-page basic overview for journalists visiting schools is in progress.Currentprimary & secondaryxXXXXXXX
GlobalWAN-IFRA (and AEJMC) ENGAGEMENT DAY -- The first Tuesday in October -- is an initiative begun by Paula Poindexter, past president the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (USA), to encourage involvement with the news. In 2015, WAN-IFRA took first steps to help make it a global event. (AEJMC's committee will finalize plans for 2016 in August.)2015primary & secondaryXXXXxXXXXXX
GreeceThe Internet Farm IN THE FAMILY - The project relies on a 124-page illustrated book containing five stories that take place on an animal farm and deal with the usual critical issues (revealing personal data, etc.) The project also has a one-hour play with songs promoting media literacy and online safety. Could see a local partnership. Very similar to La Prensa's clown and galactic approach to introducing the newspaper.2011familiesXXXX
GreeceVideo Museumshttp://videomuseums.euCREATIVE VIDEO REPORTING - Groups of students from several schools research, choose, record and present in short videos - with a documentary approach and guidance from coaches -- themes of their own personal culture. Each school ends up with its own video museum. Great for a local publisher-sponsored contest with potential for video content. Same spirit as Argentina "Journalist for a Day" idea.2011secondaryXXX
Hong Kong (China)Hong Kong University!GLOBAL NEWS LITERACY - Dr. Masato Kajimotois a former CNN reporter and now a assistant professor an assistant Professor at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong, offers a free course called "Making Sense of News" that puts an international spin on U.S.-based news literacy content, The description: "With social media and a 24/7 news cycle, how do we — as news consumers — make sense of what we hear and read? At a time when we are flooded with an abundance of information and disinformation, it is essential for each one of us to become a more discerning news consumer." Manages to walk the tightrope of doing this in China, albeit Hong Kong, and talk about journalism without ever mentioning its role in a democracy. universityXX
HungaryMLE - the national publishers association FESTIVAL - The publishers association created "You are the One for Me," inspired by Chile's contest for interviewing inspiring personalities that draws young people's attention to the printed press in a way that requires their practical involvement in the making of a newspaper. (See other "Interview Festival" examples.)Since 2010secondaryXXXXX
IndiaMalayala Manorama'S DAY ACTION - 100 students ages 10-18 were selected to take part in the process of making a newspaper, including field work. Special pages were part of the main newspaper on November 14, National Children`s Day.2014primary & secondaryXXX
IndiaThe Telegraph JOURNALISTS VISIT THE "OTHER" - The Telegraph in Schools in India (TTIS) is a weekly 16-page tabloid with all content made by students (ages 11 to 14). Students must complete a three month probation period, after which the best become “Tiger Reporters” and brand ambassadors. More than 200 reporters have gone through the program. In one activity, a group of Tiger Reporters went to Pakistan to report about children in this country.2014primaryXXXX
Indonesia Jawa Pos YOUTH POLL - The daily "Deteski" print section for youth of Jawa Pos does a poll every day of between 500 and 1000 respondents. The section itself was created in 2000 and is staffed by a team whose average age is 20, including high school and college students. The editor credits that and a rich program of community service for having the youngest audience in the country. Since 2000secondary & universityX
IndonesiaKompas Daily INSTAGRAM CONTEST - Kompass at Indonesia used Instagram to do a photo contest named #TamboraChallenge that morphed into a reporting assignment. Five winners attended an event marking the anniversary of a major volcano earthquake to present live reporting on behalf of the newspaper´s official Instagram account.2015secondary & university XXX
IndonesiaKompas Daily OPINION WRITING - Cari Inspirasi at Kompas Daily in Indonesia is a program for college students to write opinion pieces about their editorial or advertising content; every week the five best entries were published in the newspaper.2015universityXXXX
IndonesiaKompas Daily - Kompas Daily offers a one-week hands-on experience during a school holiday for 33 high school students that trains them as journalists, designers, videographers and photographers.Student work was then published in the youth section of the main newspaper.2015secondaryX X
IrelandNewsBrands Ireland PASS - Working as a group on news literacy came late to Irish publishers. While several had their own project, it was not until 2012, with WAN-IFRA's encouragement, that they decided to do something together. The result was the "Press Pass" national media literacy project conceived by Enda Buckley that includes a very slick news literacy workbook targeting 16-year-olds and culminates in a major national youth journalism contest. The work is sponsored by the Irish League of Credit Unions.2012-2015secondaryXXXXXXXX
ItalyExtramediawww.zaffiria.itSCREEN FREE FAMILIES - The Centro Zaffira family center organizes "screen free" weekends for families among its media literacy activites that help parents organize both media time and alternative activities for their children. Could be part of a news literacy initiative - discover the print edition!CurrentprimaryXX
ItalyOsservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori TO DIGITAL LITERACY - This initiative began with a newspapers in education (NIE) operation in 2000 and has evolved into promoting digital literacy. Its leader, Andrea Ceccerini is a master of promotion from whom lessons can be learned: ie, he obtained two audiences about NIE with the Pope.currentprimaryXXXXX
ItalyThe economy of media FREE REALLY MEANS - Teenagers examine how "free" services online make money using the "educate to think" methodology of italian educator Alberto Manzi. Among the activites, students took on the role of a company wanting to renew interest in its product. Ultimately they examine the value of their own user profiles, digital identity, etc.CurrentsecondaryXXXX
JapanNSK - the national publishers association NEWS AWARDS - While Japan's general approach to news literacy retains a classic focus on print, an annual contest offers a model to connect to the young with an emphasis on solutions/constructive journalism. Since 2003, Happy News awards are given every year in April in recognition of outstanding newspapers articles that have been recommended by young people because they were moving or empowering.Since 2003XXXX
JordanCenter for Defending the Freedom of Journalists FREEDOM IN SONG - In Amman, Jordan, the Center for Defending the Freedom of Jouranlists organized an afternoon of entertainment by young people to celebrate 3 May, World Press Freedom Day. The line-up included performances of alternative music, drama, dance, short films an even stand-up comedy sketches2011secondaryXX
LuxembourgPress Council OF EXPRESSION CONTEST - With the education ministry, the Luxembourg Press Council organized the competition in 2016 under the theme, Freedom of Expression, it can be learned" for which classes could create any kind of production. The results from the five winning classes were combined into a travelling show. The winning class receved €200 and a visit to a newsroom. Luxembourg also has a Press Week and a Media Day.Since 2014secondaryXXXXX
Macedonia"Express yourself through media" DO JOURNALISM CONTEST - This competition encourages production by secondary students and organized the School of Journalism and Public Relations has been running since 2009 with a different theme each year and considerable sponsorship, such as "Together for Schools without Violence in 2012." Winners receive scholarships to the school.From AleksandrasecondaryXXXX
MacedoniaMedia Literacy Campgoogle this then translate page:
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JOURNALISM CAMP - This four-day summer camp for 30 high school students is dedicated to how to behave and participate into digital sphere. The participants, with the help of 11 trainers, produce a TV show which is shown through local media as well as promoted online. The next one is scheduled for 2018.From AleksandrasecondaryXXX
MalaysiaMalaysia Star CAMP - The Malaysia Star BRATS teen journalist program has three camps that rotate among different cities. Forty promising young writers are selected and spend 4 days at camp learning about journalism while live tweeting their progress. Once they complete training, they join the BRATS family that produces a print section of the newspaper. Assignments are given daily in their group Facebook account; any family member can volunteer for the tasks. They also handle the official Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and website.2014secondaryXXXX
NamibiaNamibia Media Holdings JOURNALISM - Namibia´s Media Holding School Newspaper project trains 15-18 year olds from 8 local schools to create their own editorial multimedia content three times a year. All results are published.2015secondaryXX
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