The University of Sfax hosted the final workshop of the eMEDia project

(Adapted from press release by Mohamed Sami Kechaou, Sfax Section of National Syndicate of Tunisian Journalists, Tunisia) On 22 and 23 May 2017, the University of Sfax hosted the final workshop of the cross-media journalism master project. The project, aimed at students and young journalists from the Universities of La Manouba, University of Sfax and University of Sousse, spanned from December 2014 to June 2017 within the framework of the eMEDia Project, coordinated by UNIMED and financed by the TEMPUS programme of the European Union. The Tunisian and European Universities involved in the ...
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The eMEDia Film presented in Brussels

For the past weeks, we have been working on the production of the eMEDia Film, a new documentary video about the eMEDia project “A bottom up approach for the design and pilot of a joint master course in cross-media journalism”. The 16-minutes video tells the story of our activities and the results achieved working on cross-media journalism education in Tunisia during the last 3 years. Today, on January 26 2017, the European Commission hosted the first presentation of the eMEDia Film during the Erasmus+ CBHE 2016 Grant Holders Conference in Brussels. Marcello Scalisi, UNIMED Director, in...
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Summer School in Milan, September 2016

IULM University will host students from La Manouba – IPSI, Sousse and Sfax universities for theSummer School of the Master program in Cross-Media Journalism. The joint master is organized by the three Tunisian universities in cooperation with IULM, Tampere University , the University of Barcelona and the Sfax Section of the National Syndicate of the Tunisian Journalists in the framework of the Tempus funded Project eMEDia, led by UNIMED. According to the defined program, the summer school focuses on three main aspects: Video-making for Journalism Data Visualization and Storytelling ...
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eMEDia Project at Social Media & Society International Conference, Goldsmith University, UK.

IULM University Unit Coordinator Andrea Miconi will participate to the 2016 Social Media & Society International Conference, to be held at Goldsmith University, London, July 11-12, 2016. Miconi’s paper, Networked Media and Citizen Journalism in Tunisia. Insight from an European Project, has been selected to be introduced at the Session 3A: Journalism & Propaganda. Social Media & Society is one of the European leading appointments for scholars engaged in cross-media, innovation and journalism, and eMEDia team will be there for sharing the results of our project and new ideas f...
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Students’ visits to Monastir and Sousse radio stations

On May 30, 2016 students and teachers of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of University of Sousse have visited the two radio stations of Monastir and Sousse cities as part of their Master programme course. This visit is part of the professional Master Course in Cross-Media Journalism and it has been a good opportunity for students to learn from a very close perspective how the two main radio station of the Sousse region work and to put into practice what they are learning within the eMEDia Master course. Prof. Noureddine Sabri, professor of the Master Course at Sousse University, ...
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Training of Trainers in Tampere: “Mapping our professional identities as cross-media teachers in the age of active audiences”

In the framework of eMEDia, the School of Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT) of University of Tampere in Finland coordinated by Auli Harju (project coordinator for eMEDia project at UTA) and Satu Seppä, hosts the second session of the Training of Trainers. 23 Tunisian university teachers (from IPSI La Manouba, University of Sousse and University of Sfax) and professionals from the Syndicate of the Tunisian Journalists of Sfax participate on March 14-18, 2016 in the second session of training  on cross-media journalism focusing on mapping our professional identities as cross-media teache...
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eMEDia Training of Trainers at IULM: Successfully Completed!

In the framework of the eMEDia project, 28 Tunisian university teachers have been hosted by IULM University form 25 to 29 January 2016 for a training of trainer session on cross-media journalism. Participants are university teachers in the Master in Cross-Media Journalism from IPSI La Manouba, Sousse and Sfax and professionals from the Syndicate of the Tunisian Journalists of Sfax. Participants attended an intensive training program taught by IULM Professors Guido di Fraia, Massimo Schiavon and Andrea Caccia, follow Auli Harju-Researcher at the Tampere Research Centre for Journalism, Media ...
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eMEDia participated to the International Conference on Media Activism in Porto

Andrea Miconi, coordinator of the IULM University Unit, has recently participated to the International Conference on Media Activism, held in Porto, Universidade Lusofona, on November 5-6, 2015, as As to dissemination of eMEDia research results. Miconi participated with a paper titled "Crossmedia Journalism and Participation in Contemporary Tunisia: Insight from An European Research Project" dedicated to the results of eMEDia, along with the broader questions related to higher education and journalism teaching in dynamic societies and media markets. The follow-up discussion revealed an actua...
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45 candidates selected to participate in the Master Course 2015-2017 edition

Selection results for admission to the Joint Professional Master Course in Cross-Media Journalism have been sent to candidates! 142 candidates from Sfax, Sousse, Tunis, Kairouan, Carthage, Gafsa, Jendouba and Monastir applied to the Master Course via the IPSI online application system (centralised for the 3 Tunisian Universities) within last 19 July 2015. Based on their background and profiles, 115 candidates have been short-listed and they have been invited to a one-on-one interview according to the application schedule. Short-listed candidates have been evaluated according to the foll...
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