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(Internews, with support from USAID, trained people from various backgrounds in Kazakhstan 2018 to 2020 to become media and digital literacy trainers.)
Spreading Media Literacy in Central Asia
For the first time in Moldova, the three existing media literacy textbooks in the country for all school levels, as well as a textbook for practical exercises, have been edited and printed in Braille.
220 young leaders in Malaysia, interested in futures in politics, participated in online workshops on media and data literacy to learn what they can do to help ensure that a healthy information ecosystem thrives in the country.
The annual Media Toptoo (“Media Gathering”), hosted by Internews in Kyrgyzstan, is the leading event for news professionals in the country. Now in its third year, for the first time the event was held completely online, in order to adapt to the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 crisis.
Internews conducted a community engagement campaign in the Bicol region and in La Union Province in the Philippines, engaging with local content producers, journalists and students, to raise awareness on the impact of social media and the importance of verified information.