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Dance workshop to explore how nonverbal communication impacts stereotypes

The African Media Association of Malta (AMAM), NWAMI International Malta (NIM) and Zfin Malta are organising a unique dance workshop which will explore how nonverbal communication impacts stereotypes. The event, taking place on Saturday 24 June at 2.30pm at the Zfin Malta premises in Valletta, is the final activity of the SMITE project. SMITE, which […]

Our next upcoming event: Stakeholder Roundtable, Thursday 12 May

As one of the key initiatives of this project the Stakeholder Roundtable plays an important role in the development of a framework that can serve as an underlying structure for policy makers across the most important sectors where decision making is risking being predominantly informed by single stories. Representatives from different sectors and community influencers […]

First Online Panel Discussion officially launches SMITE project

The term ‘single story’ is not commonly used, and the dangers of the single-story created by perceptions and assumptions remain therefore often unaddressed.   The first part of our virtual project launch and panel discussion took place on 7 April 2022.  Four panellists shared their thoughts on the impact of single stories from their personal […]

SMITE Project Launch in April

The SMITE (Stereotypes & Mass Information Together explored) project will launch in April 2022 with two online panel discussions, taking place on 7 April from 9.30am to 11.30am CET and 19 April from 2.00pm to 4.00pm CET. The theme of these panels will be Moving Beyond the Single Story: Combating Social Exclusion through Media Literacy […]

The Impact of Single or Incomplete Stories

In a world that values evidence-based information it is quite the wonder that stereotypes are still in existence. Stereotypes are broad generalisations about a group of people, most generalisations of which have surely not been put through the rigour of statistical significance testing, yet they are widely used and assumed. Most generalisations …have surely not […]

Two NGOs join forces to combat social exclusion through media literacy

“Moving Beyond the Single Story: Combating Social Exclusion through Media Literacy”, a joint project designed by NWAMI International Malta and with the African Media Association being the Lead Applicant, has been awarded a €25,000 grant from the Iceland-Liechtenstein-Norway Active Citizens Fund. The African Media Association’s Ms Regine Psaila will be signing the grant agreement with SOS Malta as to Active Citizen Fund […]