The 5th Thessaloniki International Summer Academy on Media is organized by the School of Journalism and Mass Communications of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and by the Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Public Diplomacy. It will take place from July 16 to 23, 2021, and the opening ceremony was held online, on July 5, by the Rector of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Professor Nikolaos G. Papaioannou.
The initiative for the creation of the Summer Academy belongs to the School of Journalism and Mass Communications of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and specifically to Associate Professor Nikolaos Panagiotou and Professor Christos Fragonikolopoulos. It brings together the prestige and expertise of well-known Universities and Organizations from Europe, Asia and the USA, and it is supported by organizations, companies and think tanks active in the field of journalism and digital technology.
Emphasis will be placed on the field of photojournalism. An innovative masterclass titled “Practicing Peace Journalism through Photojournalism” will be conducted by the Academy of Bosnia Academy VII and by Dr. Dimitris Bouras and the photojournalist Louiza Gouliamaki.
The thematic sections of the Summer Academy are: “Disinformation, Science Journalism / News Literacy”, “Crisis Communication” and “New business models in Media Organizations”.
The following organizations and institutions participate in the Summer Academy: Deutsche Welle, Temple University USA, Hallym University, Corea, Beijing University of Foreign Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, University of Zagreb, University of Novi-Sad, Panteion University, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Proof organization: Media for Social Justice, Digital Communication Network Global.
Classes will be conducted in English.
More information: http://joursummerschool.org/