How will the media change in a year, two years, ten years, and what about today? What will change in the world forever after infodemic? How will telegram channels, podcasts and small media develop? Who will win the battle between deepfakes and critical thinking? How will the development of VR technology affect journalism? Who, how and why is spreading media literacy in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan? This will be discussed at the online conference of the educational project "The Earth Is Flat - How to Read Media? 7 July.
The conference consists of three parts:
Public talk "Media literacy: seven versions (from Kyiv to Nur-Sultan)" 14.45 – 16.45 (Moscow)
Projects and speakers: Centre for Digital Cultures and Media Literacy (Russia), Anna Kachkaeva, ".three.dots. Know what you're looking at!" (Kazakhstan), Gulim Amirkhanova; "Kruzhok" (Russia), Sergey Nugaev; "Cyberty" (Belarus), Yana Goncharova; "MediaIQ" (Belarus), Alena Talalaeva; "StopFake.org" (Ukraine), Victoria Romaniuk; "Media Technologies" course (Russia), Ivan Pechischev
Moderator: Ekaterina Sivyakova, Associate Professor in the Department of Journalism at Lomonosov Moscow State University, trainer and expert in the project "The Earth Is Flat - How to Read Media?
Discussion "What has the infodemic changed?" 17.00 – 18.30 (Moscow)
Participants: Vasily Gatov, a senior fellow at the Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism at the University of Southern California (USA); media analyst, coordinator of the Russian Association of Futurists, head of the School for Effective Text (Russia) Andrei Miroshnichenko, a lecturer at the University of Leeds (UK), media expert, historian Ilya Yablokov
Public talk “From new to the newest: where are the media going?” 19.00 – 21.00 (Moscow)
Small media: Taisia Bekbulatova, founder of the “Kholod“ Project;
Podcasts: Seva Boiko, BBC Russia correspondent and podcast producer;
Telegram channels: Alexander Amzin, independent media consultant, host of the @themedia telegram channel; Olga Lukinova, author of the book "Digital Etiquette. How not to piss each other off online" and host of @digitaletiquette;
VR technologies: Anton Utkin, author and director of interactive cinema and VR projects;
Deepfakes: Igor Pivovarov, chief analyst at the NTI Centre for Artificial Intelligence at MIPT
Moderators: Ksenia Luchenko, methodologist of the project "The Earth Is Flat - How to Read Media?", journalist, head of the Department of Theory and Practice of Media Communications at RANEPA; Mikhail Ratgauz, project editor, journalist, deputy editor-in-chief of COLTA.RU
The conference is organised by "The Earth Is Flat - How to Read Media?", a joint project of the Goethe-Institut in Moscow and COLTA.RU, supported by the European Union.
Beginning at 2.30 pm Moscow time on 07/07/2020.