Freedom of the Press from an International Perspective

Here, you can find all materials for a workshop discussing the importance of the freedom of press for democratic societies. It was developed by Hamed Alhamed and includes a course manual and role cards.

What is this workshop about?

This workshop introduces the topic of press freedom from an international perspective and shows why it is a central element of democratic societies. Methods from global education and interactive visual materials are used to bring into focus the international differences in press freedom, addressing the consequences of the lack or limitation thereof. The digital workshop offers space for discussion and a critical engagement with the topic. The target group for this workshop are young people aged between 14 and 18.

About the material

This workshop was developed by Hamed Alhamed as part of his Media & Democracy Fellowship in 2020. The available material provides for a coherent workshop and can be adjusted to specific requirements. Instructions on how to use the material can be found in the manual.