The International Conference “Media Literacy: Classical and New Dimensions” was held on October 28th and 29th 2021 in the Microsoft Teams videoconference platform. The conference was organized in panels in English and Bulgarian: “Measuring Media Literacy”, “Concepts and Debates on Media Competency”, “Educational Perspectives on Media Literacy”, “Social, Political and Cultural Implications of Media Literacy”, “Ethical Perspectives on Media Literacy”, “National Dimensions of Media Literacy”, “Understanding of Media Texts”, “Freedom of Speech and Media Literacy”, “Media Literacy and Communication Competence”. 86 researchers from 13 countries participated in the conference.
Among the educational and research institutes presented in the conference are the School of Public Administration and Entrepreneurship, Ural Federal University, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, Institute of Social Communication and Media, Poland, University of Minho, Portugal, Kocaeli University, Turkey, University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Tartu, Estonia, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Niš, Department of Media Studies and Journalism, Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University (Brno), Czech Republic, ELTE University of Sciences, Dept. of Media and Communication, Budapest, Department of political science and public administration Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University, Ukraine, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland, Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava – Faculty of Mass Media Communication, Slovakia, University of Valencia, Spain, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia.