O Mediacentru - Saopštenja

How do the media present and portray women? What are the most common forms of gender stereotyping in the media and how can we recognize them? What are the results of media research projects implemented in B-H and the region? These are just some of the issues and topics that will be covered in the public debate "Women in media: gender stereotypes and discrimination," held on 6 December at the Mediacentar Sarajevo.
At the award ceremony held at the Mediacentar Sarajevo on 27 November, journalist Šeki Radončić was handed the SEEMO Human Rights Award for exceptional contribution in the fight for human rights. The ceremony was a part of a meeting of investigative reporters from B-H, organized by the South East Europe Media Organization (SEEMO), Mediacentar Sarajevo and Investigative Journalism Center (CIN) from Zagreb.
Branislav Grković won a UNICEF award for reporting on children and children’s rights for an investigative story on the distribution of child pornography over the internet in Serbia. This is the second award for a story that was created during an educational program implemented by Mediacentar Sarajevo.
How to report on children and minors? What does the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child indicate and what are the ethical standards for reporting on children? Sign up for the workshop "(Non)Respect of Children’s Rights in the Media: Violence against Children and Education". Application deadline: 07.12.2007.
The second workshop for B-H editors in a unique and free program offering education about B-H judiciary and security will be held on 6-7 November at Mediacentar Sarajevo. All those interested in attending the workshop may send their applications by 29 October 2007.