The National Defense Foundation organized training on Media Literacy for the volunteers

Volunteers of the Foundation had a chance to learn how to differ news and propaganda, spot fakes in the infostream and be resistant to manipulations at yesterday’s Media Literacy training. This valuable information was presented by the trainer Yulia Rossinska.

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“Training methodology was developed by Canadian trainers and successfully adapted by Ukrainian psychologists. The approach used in the training is very practical and easy to use, with a lot of illustrative materials.

The harm cause to human psychology by mass-media in the state of military progaganda and is fairly evident. “Toxic” influence of such informational environment is proved by symptoms and personal concerns of clients since the beginning of the war,” notes Maksym Chechot, psychotherapist, group-analyst, head of psychoanalytical srction DD UUAP, who also took part in the training.

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“Today such knowledge is a vital as we are in the state of hybrid war and often the worst kinds of propaganda are presented as news,” share their opinion participants.

The National Defense Foundation is grateful to trainer Yulia Rossinska for the course and friends from Charitable Foundation “Dopomoha Dnipra” (Aid of Dnipro) for arranging premises for the training.