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Visual Education – Key Competences of Cultural Promoters in Romania and Norway

In recent years, organizations active in the field of culture and arts have become increasingly aware of the need to improve their knowledge in the visual education domain. In creative industries, professionals need to be able to operate with elements of aesthetics, whether they are images, complex graphics or various representations of advertising production. In order to be able to...

Workshop on visual education, cultural advertising and creative thinking

The National Association of Public Librarians (ANBPR) and Libraries in Romania in cooperation with Norsensus Mediaforum invites you to workshop on visual education, cultural advertising and creative thinking for cultural promoters. The workshop will take place at Anker Hotel, Oslo on 15th and 16th August. Day 1 - Tuesday, 15 of August, 2017 10:00 – 10:30 Registration of participants and welcoming networking 10:30 – 11:00...

Nordic Meeting in Oslo for Storytelling and Inclusion

NGO representatives, migration experts, journalists and bloggers from all over the Nordic countries came to Oslo for a three-day storytelling seminar at Literaturehuset 6-8 June 2017. Story Seekers focused on effective storytelling techniques for inclsuion work and advocacy. The workshop brought together those who are actively working on issues of refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants, journalists, and bloggers from Norway,...

Story Seekers Workshop: 6-8 June 2017, Oslo

Join us for a three-day workshop in Oslo on the topic of storytelling and media communication strategies with a special focus on inclusion and immigration. We invite storytellers, activists, NGO workers, changemakers, journalists, and bloggers with diverse backgrounds from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland to apply. Story-seekers project aims to increase advocacy capacity of NGOs and grassroot organizations working with migrants...

Rewind Radicalisation – Building up Strategies Against Extremism

What do we mean by terms like ‘radicalism’ and ‘extremism’? Is there a difference between ‘good radicalism’ and ‘bad radicalism’? What strategies can we use to counter the threat of rising extremism in local communities, and ensure that our societies remain united? These are the questions that were discussed at the conference Rewind Radicalisation – Building up Strategies Against Extremism. From...

Launching RePlan in Norway

This week at the Norsensus Mediaforum headquarters in Oslo, Razvan-Victor Sassu, Adela Fenichiu, Eliza Vas and Daniela Sima from the Young Initiative Association (AYI) visited from Bucharest, Romania. This is their second visit to Norway related to the projects done in cooperation with Norsensus. Last year, they visited Norway as a part of the NGO capacity building project Communication for Sustainability,...

Google Introduces Perspective against Internet Trolls and Hateful Comments

Last week, Google announced the launch of Perspective, an API that helps online platforms and publishers host more civil conversations and keep away hateful trolls. Many readers and publishers share the ideal of the internet as a global forum for comment, debate and exchange of ideas. But in practice, maintaining this ideal has not always been easy. The daunting task of...

How to Fight against Backfire Effect?

Nowadays, there is so much misinformation that we feel down sometimes in our struggle against ignorance and changing people's opinions. How about I say it is a futile struggle to try to convince people about their failures and skewed opinions. This bold statement is based on a what is commonly known as "backfire effect". Then you may ask: If there...

Nordic Evaluation Seminar Brought 100 Nordic Participants Together in Oslo

  Nearly 100 NGO and public sector representatives working with youth in Norway, Iceland, Finland, Sweden and Denmark participated in the evaluation seminar in Oslo on the 16th-18th January.  The participants got chance to share their feedback, experiences, thoughts and ideas om Erasmus+ program and youth works they carry out in their respective countries. - It is incredibly important for us to get feedback...

Microsoft Provides Sponsored Microsoft Azure Service to Norsensus Mediaforum

Microsoft grants to Norsensus Mediaforum a sponsored Microsoft Azure account worth of $5000 per year. Microsoft Azure is an integrated suite of cloud services- computing, web and mobile apps, networking, storage, and more. We thank Microsoft for their generous support helping us to develop exciting solutions for the society, achieve more insight, more efficiency and more impact. Microsoft offers donated...