RTÜK President ŞAHİN: “The issue of media literacy which is the area under RTÜK’s responsibility has gained significance”.
President of the Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) Ebubekir ŞAHİN said “RTÜK appends its signature on many studies so as to protect young generations from the harmful content of media”.
RTÜK President Ebubekir ŞAHİN, YEE President Prof. Dr. Şeref ATEŞ, and Ambassador of the Republic of Türkiye in Rabat, the capital city of Morocco, Ahmet AYDIN, RTÜK Member Mr. İlhan TAŞÇI, YEE Rabat Coordinator Ensar FIRAT, artist Bager AKBAY, and many other invited guests participated in the 5th Workshop on Media Literacy and Turkish Language organized both by RTÜK and YEE in a hotel in the city of Casablanca in Morocco.
We came from Türkiye with our knowledge and awareness which both are a gift that never goes out of date.
YEE President Prof. Dr. Şeref ATEŞ celebrated the 23rd of April National Sovereignty and Children's day in his speech there.
In his speech, RTÜK President Ebubekir ŞAHİN said “it has been inevitable for media to undergo a transformation because of smart devices since the invention of the internet in the digital age. It seems as if the young generation cannot live without new media devices. Of course, digitalization has brought problems with it. At this very point, the issue of media literacy which is the area under RTÜK’s responsibility has gained significance”.
“RTÜK endeavors to protect the young generations from the harmful content of media”
Stressing that RTÜK has appended its signature on many studies so as to protect young generations from the harmful content of media RTÜK President ŞAHİN said that RTÜK has tried to create an awareness in this area not only in Turkey but also abroad.
In the workshop, where the Ambassador of the Republic of Türkiye in Rabat also made a speech, Artist Bager AKBAY realized a presentation on “Algorithmic Art”.
By drawing all’s attention in his presentation to the importance of code editing software Mr. AKBAY said “we can express ourselves by means of code editing software, therefore I invite everyone to learn code editing software”.
In the panel part of the workshop, both the RTÜK Member Mr. İlhan TAŞÇI and Associate Prof. Dr. Adnan ALTUN from Abant İzzet Baysal University made speeches.
In the panel whose moderation was executed by RTÜK President’s Associate İbrahim USLU, Dr. Melih BARUT, Coordinator of YEE Academy of Cultural Diplomacy realized a presentation on “the Metaverse Effect”.
People showed great interest in the workshop
RTÜK President Ebubekir ŞAHİN, expressing that the workshop had been very productive said “Our dear Ambassador Ahmet Aydın DOĞAN and his team have given us great support. We are continuing this program with the YEE Rabat Turkish Culture Centre. We are very gratified because we witnessed the interest in the workshop of not only the ones who learn the Turkish language and give importance to Türkiye but also the Turkish people who live here in Morocco.”
The workshop, in which works from Turkish Sufi and Andalusian music and hymns were sung by Moroccan artist Yusuf LEBİB, ended with an iftar.
Published on 24.04.2022