The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change builds digital literacies and engagement around critical challenges for society. Its annual three-week program connects young media innovators across disciplines to produce multimedia tools and reframe curricula and research. Founded in 2007, it has over 1000 alumni and faculty from 72 countries and 60 participating institutions worldwide.

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“Media Literacy is the Front Line of the New Cold War” in Misinformation

Latest Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change workshop considers the value of truth, transparency, and media literacy in combatting misinformation and declining public trust

Protest and Pandemic: Researchers Leading the Way

Researchers present pioneering projects in second Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change online workshop 

Protest and Pandemic: A Polarized Picture

More than 90 people attend first online Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change workshop

Feeling at Home

In July 2019, Mira Luce Hamdan traveled from Lebanon to Austria to attend the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change. When they arrived, they rediscovered their passion for media – and set out on a new life path

New Symposium to Explore Intersection of Social Justice and Media

The inaugural one-day event will take place in memory of Salzburg Global Fellow Moses Shumow

Salzburg Global Devastated by Sudden Death of Media Academy Faculty Moses Shumow

Family, friends, colleagues, and students pay tribute to Moses who died after being hit while cycling near Boston by a commuter train

Journalism is Full of Choices – It’s Not Easy

Naja Nielsen, digital director of BBC News, reflects on her new role, the importance of the BBC, and tips for spotting fake news

This is How Art Can Be Used to Imagine a Better Future

Filmmaker Pablo Martinez-Zarate discusses how an archaeological excavation site in Mexico City inspired his latest work

Combatting the Crisis of Distrust in Media

More than 70 participants  from around the globe take part in this year’s Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change to tackle the cost of disbelief, fracturing societies and the erosion of trust in media

New Journalisms: Rethinking Practice, Theory and Pedagogy

Karen Fowler-Watt shares insight on new book, which comprises of contributions from the Salzburg Media Academy faculty
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