Cooperation between the Athens University of Economics and Business and iMEdD (incubator for Media Education and Development) non-profit journalism organization
Cooperation between the Athens University of Economics and Business
and iMEdD (incubator for Media Education and Development) non-profit journalism organization
A strategic cooperation between the Athens University of Economics and Business and @iMEdD (incubator for Media Education and Development) non-profit journalism organization has been launched, aiming at the exchange of expertise, the establishment of partnerships focusing on various research and academic issues and the dissemination of results and knowledge to society.
The cooperation is expected to contribute to:
- Producing high-quality studies and articles based on statistical analyses of data from studies dealing with broad topics (related to society, politics, sports, education, economy, or public health).
- Sharing expertise in statistical methods and data analysis to facilitate scientific storytelling and subsequently make texts more accessible and engaging for the public.
Students will have access to real data and will be given the opportunity to immerse themselves in storytelling.
More specifically, cooperation will be established in the following areas:
Advisory services: Mutual provision of advisory expertise, support and guidance during the planning and implementation stages of each Party's actions.
Research: Identifying/formulating research objectives and establishing synergies to achieve them.
Academic activity: Mutual exchange of visits - online or in person - between members of the academic community (under the direct supervision of University faculty members) and the Organization's journalists, in the context of workshops, seminars, lectures, conferences, etc.
Preparation of postgraduate and doctoral level papers on topics of academic and journalistic interest.
Communication: Promotion of the Parties’ activities and dissemination of collaboration results through communication networks, with a view to multiplying the impact of the work produced.
About iMEdD: iMEdD (incubator for Media Education and Development) non-profit journalism organization was founded in 2018, courtesy of an exclusive Stavros Niarchos Foundation donation. It aims, among other things, to jointly create conditions for the development and fermentation of new ideas and innovative journalistic methods.
The main objective is to promote, enhance and raise awareness around best practices that should govern information and journalism, namely transparency, validity, and independence.
At the core of this strategic vision is the development of a new model of journalism.
The Organization adheres to international standards and cooperates with the Greek and international academic community, as well as other international bodies and high-profile professionals worldwide.