The School for Journalism and Public Relations, with the support of the Bureau for Development of Education, carried out the research "Media Literacy in Macedonia: Efforts for Implementation in the Elementary Education", in order to determine how this concept is treated in the curricula and programs, what forms of acquiring media literacy are used (didactic materials, teaching means, spatial conditions, etc.) and what is the education of media literacy teachers.
The policy paper focuses on the challenges and issues the journalism is facing in the digital age. The document provides an overview of legislation in this area, a review of cases from practice and recommendations on how the media and journalists can report professionally and ethically.
Strengthening Professional Standards or Erosion of Free Speech: Regulating Online Media in Macedonia (policy paper)
The policy paper addresses the issue of regulating online media and the challenges and problems arising from this process.
How to transform Macedonian Radio Television (MRT) into a modern broadcast media that is approachable for the citizens? To do this, a different normative model of a public service is needed than the one now included in the legislation - a participatory model of a public broadcasting service.
MODEM focused on monitoring media content and preparing analysis that aimed to prove whether there is corroded media reporting that endangers the political pluralism in the pre-election and election process in the country. The analysis and data obtained served to benefit the citizens, the civil sector, the media organizations, decision makers and the international community in creating substantiated attitudes and arguments for policy initiation.
The Institute of Communication Studies has produced a policy brief assessing the situation in the media sector in Macedonia, in the context of the recommendations made by the Senior Experts’ Group on systemic Rule of Law led by Reinhard Priebe.
The Media in Macedonia: Protectors of the Public or Hostages of the Political Interests (policy paper)
The paper analyzes the role of the media in protecting the public interest in Macedonia, and how the Macedonian media treat the public interest in reporting. The document analyzes media legislation of Macedonia and offers recommendations for strengthening the role of the media in protecting the public interest in Macedonia.
This publication includes the most important documents deriving from the project "Measuring the economic contribution of the audiovisual industries in Macedonia". The guidelines for development of the audiovisual industry include the ideas and measures proposed by the representatives of this sector in a number of discussions and meetings, together with an Operational Plan for their implementation.
The research raises serious questions about the rights of the ethnic communities in the media in Macedonia, the regulatory policy in this area and the challenges that the journalistic professional community is facing.