May 26-29 the 9th International MediaBarCamp was being held, where the Media Initiatives Center was also participating. Gegham Vardanyan, the Editor in Chief of Media.am, and journalist Anna Barseghyan held a workshop for the participants of the event on “How to Avoid Media Manipulation.”
MediaBarCamp is a unique non-conference, which unites activists from all over the world – from Belarus to Cuba, Sweden to Egypt. The topic of this year “Art and Transformation” aimed at the promotion of media activism and new media projects, the use of internet opportunities and social media, as well as coordination of the initiatives already in place in the participating countries and promotion of international cooperation. Bloggers, media, political and civil activists from different countries were participating in MediaBarCamp.