Workshop - Journalism and Political Education in the Social Web, 10-19 September 2018, Germany
M100 Sanssouci Colloquium

Workshop - Journalism and Political Education in the Social Web, 10-19 September 2018, Germany

Germany 12 Jun 2018

ABOUT THE INSTITUTION

The M100 Sanssouci Colloquium is an initiative of the State Capital Potsdam and the association Potsdam Media International. It is supported by the State Capital Potsdam, Medienboard Brandenburg an

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Journalism and Political Education in the Social Web

The M100 Young European Journalists Workshop

The M100 Young European Journalists Workshop (M100YEJ) is part of the renowned annual international media conference M100 Sanssouci Colloquium in Potsdam, Germany. It is addressed to a young generation of journalists and editors between the age of 18 of 26 from Europe, Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia. In addition to the cultivation of practical and theoretical knowledge relating to journalism and journalistic work, the workshop also seeks to generate contacts and long-term ties among participants. The workshop will be held in English. In the end, the young journalists will attend the international media conference M100 Sanssouci Colloquium in Potsdam, uniting Europe’s top editors, commentators and media owners alongside key public figures to assess the role and impact of the media in international affairs and to promote democracy and freedom of speech.

Topic 2018

In 2018, the workshop will be devoted to the topic of “Journalism & Political Education in the Social Web”. Political opinions are more and more formed in the social web. Driven by the development of digital media, the political debate worldwide is increasingly shifting to autonomous sub-publics on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube & Co. In order for political education offers to reach the youth especially, it is important to take advantage of the social web. How can young people be successfully addressed? How can political education work reach its target groups? It is often observed how the success of education formats is determined by their reach. Hence, the amount of followers that some youtubers and influencers provide can indeed encourage new ideas for political education work with the youth.

The Workshop “Journalism & Political Education in the Social Web” is set at the intersection of webvideo, social networks and political education work with the goal of promoting projects of political education work in the social web in Germany, Europe and in Eastern Partnership Countries. The workshop connects actors in the diverse fields of journalism, political education work, social media and webvideo. It presents current projects and developments, enables an international and interdisciplinary networking of the participants and provides the opportunity for a creative development of an own project.

Conditions of participation

Young journalists between 18 and 26 years from Europe, including Eastern Partnership countries, such as Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia and Azerbaijan, as well as from Russia, can apply by submitting their application in English.

 

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