Seventh edition of Alexandria Media Forum (AMF) to kick off Thursday, April 18, 2019 - AMF official Facebook page
CAIRO – 17 April 2019: The seventh edition of Alexandria Media Forum (AMF) will kick off Thursday, where it is set to discuss several topics related to media literacy and sustainable development.
The forum titles “Media Information Literacy and Sustainable Development,” will highlight mass media education at universities over the course of three days.
In partnership with the American University in Cairo (AUC) represented in the Kamal Adham Center, the forum will host around 30 workshops tackling the relationship between sustainable development and media; content creation, and the use of modern technology in teaching media, guaranteeing credibility and data journalism.
Around 250 participants from Arab countries will attend the forum, in addition to 52 trainers, speakers and lecturers coming from four different countries: France, Sweden, Jordan and Yemen, as well as Egypt.
The Alexandria Media Forum was established in 2012, aiming to raise the level of proficiency of media practitioners in different fields: journalism, TV, radio and digital media.
AMF was awarded the Arab Media Innovation Award by the Arab Thought Foundation in 2016, as well as an award from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology for their role in promoting media innovation at the university.