Media and AI literacy is everyone’s mission

To address the democratic challenges related to AI, it is necessary to mobilize all stakeholders: journalists, as well as civil society and cultural mediators. The statement comes from Divina Frau-Meigs, the principal investigator of the Algowatch project, and was made at the European Festival of Journalism and Media Literacy, held in Florence, Italy, from March 14th to 16th. Divina Frau-Meigs took part in a debate on ‘AI and journalism: navigating the intersection of economics, ethics, policy and democracy, during which … Read More

Algowatch and Media Literacy Matter

Divina Frau-Meigs was the first keynote speaker at EMINENT 2023, the annual conference of European Schoolnet, held on 5-6 December 2023 in Rome under the title “Empowering Schools with Digital Skills”.… Read More

UNESCO launches policy brief on MIL and AI

‘Empowering users through media and information literacy responses to the evolution of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GAI)’ is the title of UNESCO’s policy brief, which was presented at the Global Forum on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence held in Kranj, Slovenia, on 5 and 6 February. “A year ago, we were all in panic mode, not only us but also the inventors of AI, discussing the existential risk, pleading for AI governance, and so on. But we are beyond this stage … Read More

Algowatch referred in Rome

Divina Frau-Meigs was the first keynote speaker at EMINENT 2023, the annual conference of European Schoolnet, held on 5-6 December 2023 in Rome under the title “Empowering Schools with Digital Skills”.… Read More

Algowatch presented to European experts

The Algowatch project was presented during the virtual meeting of the Media Literacy Expert Group of the European Commission, held on 24 November 2023, in which also participated representatives of the European Digital media Observatory (EDMO) as well as of the 14 regional EDMO hubs, whose mission is to tackle disinformation.… Read More