Development of Media Literacy as a Key Requirement of the European Union

  • Danail Danov Sofia Universiry 'St. Kliment Ohridski'
Keywords: media literacy, EU, digitization, technologies

Abstract

This article traces the key documents of the European Union related to the media literacy development. Along with that it offers a new and more extended understanding of the very concept due to the rapid dynamics of the interaction of various political, technological and socio-cultural factors. The article is a part of an in-depth research offering a self-sustainable model for media literacy development in Bulgaria.

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Published
2019-09-02
How to Cite
Danov, D. (2019). Development of Media Literacy as a Key Requirement of the European Union. Postmodernism Problems, 9(2), 284-294. Retrieved from https://www.pmpjournal.org/index.php/pmp/article/view/189