The joint project of The Goethe-Institut in Russia and the portal COLTA.RU The Earth Is Flat – How to Read Media?” implemented with the support of the European Union sums up the results of almost three years of its work.
Our project's media trainers Ekaterina Sivyakova and Ilya Ber will take part in the annual Network September conference on innovations and technologies in the public sector. This year the organizer of the event is the project "Greenhouse of Social Technologies" in partnership with the Goethe Institute in Moscow.
On June 4, we invite teenagers to a webinar on digital ethics and verification of information. The expert trainers of "The Earth Is Flat - How to Read Media?" project Ilya Ber and Irina Lukyanova will talk about whether personal secrets are possible on the Internet, how to cover up the digital footprint, how to deal with sharenting and sexting, and how to protect yourself from fake news.
The media trainers of the project “The Earth Is Flat - How to Read Media?” Iosif Furman and Ekaterina Sivyakova will talk about how to find yourself in the professional world of the media of the future and what skills and knowledge you need to possess for that.
Media literacy workshops “The Earth Is Flat - How to Read Media?” passed in 15 cities of Russia. During this time, almost 500 children, under the guidance of media trainers, realized their creative ideas.
Lev Manovich is one of the digitalization gurus, a new media theoretician, a computer science professor at the City University of New York, and the author of several classic books from which the “Language of New Media” and “Theories of Soft Culture” came out in Russian.
Friends, almost a year ago we recorded video conversations — in fact, lectures — with legendary media experts. Until now, these records have been shown only in closed sessions — at universities. There they were discussed with students.
On February 28, in Perm, within the framework of the project "The Earth Is Flat - How to Read Media?", Nadezhda Padudoglo, editor-in-chief of the "Mel" internet-portal, gave a lecture "This is not your picture of the world: what affects our perception of media".
We publish the works of the winners of the first grant competition on creation of multimedia formats on the theme "media literacy". There were 21 applications for the contest held within the framework of "The Earth Is Flat - How to Read Media?" project. Six participants received mini-grants by jury decision.
On November 23 in Tomsk within the framework of the project "The Earth Is Flat - How to Read Media?" famous journalist Andrey Loshak presented his new documentary series "Holy war. The History of Runet".
On November 22, Tomsk hosted a lecture by Ekaterina Sivyakova, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Journalism at Lomonosov Moscow State University and Candidate of Philological Sciences "How to make media with students: 10 lessons that I learned".
On October 18, the Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU) hosted a screening and discussion of a video lecture by Olesya Gerasimenko, reporter of the Russian BBC service, on “Modern Practices of Journalistic Investigation”.
On October 17, in the framework of the project “The Earth Is Flat - How to read the media?” a lecture “Children-media makers: skills, motivation, experience in creating the media” by the writer, teacher and journalist Irina Lukyanova was held.
Our competition for the development of media literacy workshops has been completed. During the contest held within the framework of the project “The Earth Is Flat - How to read the media?”, we received applications from different regions with scenarios of workshops designed for a wide variety of audiences - children, adolescents, students and teachers.
On October 1st, the methodologist of the project “The Earth Is Flat - How to read the media?” Ksenia Luchenko took part in the public discussion “Internet and Children” organized by the educational project “Kurilka Gutenberga” in Moscow.
On September 20, a video lecture on artificial intelligence by one of the pioneers of the runet, candidate of physical and mathematical sciences Andrey Sebrant, was shown and discussed at the I. Kant Baltic Federal University in Kaliningrad.
On August 31, the expert-trainer of our project Ekaterina Sivyakova, Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Journalism of Moscow State University, held a master class on verification of photographs "Original vs. Photo Fake: How to Read Photos?".
On August 23, Ksenia Luchenko, a methodologist of the project "The Earth Is Flat - How to read media?", a Candidate of Philology, Head of the Department of Theory and Practice of Media Communications ION RANEPA, gave a public lecture in Vladivostok "Teacher, Pupil, Parents: Old Relations in a New Environment".
On June 1, in the framework of the project “The Earth Is Flat - How to read media?”, Yuri Saprykin gave a lecture “New sensitivity: what is hidden behind a new language of emotions and how to survive in the world of offended feelings” in Yaroslavl .
On May 18, in the framework of our project “The Earth Is Flat - How to read media?”, media expert Alexander Gorbachev gave a lecture about storytelling in Syktyvkar “How and why to tell stories in the digital world.”
On April 13, in the framework of our project “The Earth Is Flat - How to read media?”, in the Pavilion on New Holland Island in St. Petersburg, Alexander Amzin gave a lecture “What did we turn the news into”.
In November, Ekaterina Sivyakova, a coach for our project, an associate professor at the Faculty of Journalism, held a media literacy workshop for Belgorod teenagers. And at the end of March she held a tour of the journalism faculty of Moscow State University.
On March 15, in the framework of our project “The Earth Is Flat - How to read media?”, a lecture by anthropologist Alexandra Arkhipova “Why do we spread fake news around?” was held at the "Pobeda" Center in Novosibirsk.
A new module was officially introduced in the framework of the project „The Eart Is Flat – How to read media?”. A media literacy focused workshop for teachers and everyone involved in work with teenagers in and outside of schools.
The public lecture “Media is a verb” was given by multimedia producer and documentarist Sergey Karpov on February 28 in the framework of the project “The Earth Is Flat - How to read media?” In Nizhny Novgorod.
As part of the first three-day workshop for teenagers in 2019, which took place within “The Earth Is Flat – How to Read Media?” in Kazan, our coaches for the first time held a fully-fledged session for school teachers on the basics of media literacy
Public lecture “Old Concepts in the New Information Environment: How the Internet Changes our Ideas about Good and Evil” by journalist and media manager Ivan Davydov took place in Chelyabinsk on December 8
friends, we would like to thank everyone, who participated in the contest! We have
received many interesting applications and are pleased to announce the names of
the finalists who will get grants to implement their creative projects on media