Edu Café
14/11/2022 - 18:30

Educa(u)tion: Combatting Disinformation through Education

The panellists will discuss the topic of disinformation both in the context of higher education and teachers´ preparation (including media literacy), and on the level of learning activities for students and youth. In the second part of the event, the participants will have the opportunity to try to escape disinformation on their own by taking part in the Fakescape game.

Guests will include:
Josef Šlerka is the head of New Media Studies at the Faculty of Arts at Charles University and a university lecturer, an expert in social media, network data analysis and semiotics. His studies focus on symbolic analysis, machine analysis of natural language, media and media landscape (disinformation websites, conspiracy theories and their perception).

Kamil Kopecký is an associate professor at the Department of Czech Language at the Faculty of Education at Palacký University Olomouc and the head of the Centre for the Prevention of Risky Virtual Communication (PRVOK). He focuses on risky forms of online communication, personal data protection, media literacy and related phenomena (disinformation, fake news, mass media, etc.).

Lucie Čejková is a journalist, a Fakescape lecturer and a researcher at the Department of Media Studies and Journalism at the Faculty of Social Studies at Masaryk University. She primarily focuses on improving media literacy of the elderly. She is member of the Executive Council of Fakescape – a student association from Masaryk University aiming to develop media literacy of pupils and students.

Moderated by:
Aneta Zachová, chief redactor of the server 

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