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Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut 2018

August 7–17, 2018 8:00 AM
Irwin Hall Auditorium, Beirut campus


The Institute of Media Research and Training at LAU is hosting its sixth Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB 2018).

MDLAB is a program that aims at expanding media and digital literacy education in the Arab world by providing the needed training, curricular material and resources, and motivating participants to internalize its values and learning outcomes. 

This year, MDLAB will host over 70 participants from different Arab and International countries including Jordan, Iraq, Palestine, Egypt, Gambia, Syria, Germany, and Bulgaria. Over the course of 10 days, participants will take part in lectures, workshops, and panel discussions presented by different professionals from the field of media. Topics vary from media literacy, fake news, free media in the Middle East, media for social justice, fighting extremism through media, media and marginalized minorities, alternative media campaigns, and much more…

Please note that before noon lectures are open to public attendance and will be streamed live on YouTube. Click here to see tentative program.

For more details, please visit comm.lau.edu.lb or sas.lau.edu.lb.

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