About ICS

The Institute of Communication Studies is a leading research organization in the field of journalism and media studies, public relations and corporate communications. Our mission is to contribute towards strengthening of Macedonian democracy by working with media, civil society and public institutions, educating a critical public that will ask for greater transparency and accountability through engagement in the policy creation process.


Aleksandra Temenugova

ALEKSANDRA TEMENUGOVA is a program manager at ICS, specialized in media and news literacy. She administers the ICS’s media literacy website www.medium.edu.mk and is an Editor in Chief of the high school newspaper Medium, gathering the high school students and teachers across the country to apply their journalism skills. Aleksandra coordinated the EU prize winning project MAMIL, which the European Commission recognized as one the 10 best media literacy initiatives during the European Media Literacy Week 2019 in Brussels. She has an enormous experience as a trainer in news and media literacy. She is an author and co-author of several research publications on the treatment of media literacy in the Macedonian educational system and co-author of a media literacy handbook for teachers.