The UMAC Toolbox was officially presented to the partners by Chris (Wueste Welle) during the meeting in Budapest. Although the design of the page have been unveiled during a previous on-line meeting, the gathering in the Hungarian capital allowed us to learn first hand how to upload text and accompanying documents.
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The Understanding Media project (UMAC) funded by the European union Erasmus+ program held its third meeting in Turku, Finland 15th and 16th of October 2015. The mandate of the project is to facilitate community media throughout Europe to promote media literacy. Project partner at the meeting were NearFM (Dublin, Ireland), Freies Radio Wüste Welle (Tübingen, Germany), Radio Robin Hood (Turku, Finland) , Radio Kultura (Hasparren, Basque country), Radio Tilos (Budapest, Hungary) and RadioExpert (Brno, Czech Republic). The objective of the meeting was to build the framework of online training toolbox.
Understanding Media for Active Citizenship wants to examine the concept of Media Literacy in Europe, how it has been defined at European institutional level and academia and the experience of community radio, and explore how it has been -or could be- embedded in the content of the training curriculum being delivered by community media as to promote better understanding of how to ‘read’ the media among citizens, but also how to ‘write’ more informative and balance content in the shape of media literacy broadcasting products- as to promote equality, pluralism and diversity, and to increase active citizenship actions through media.