Gilson Schwartz



General information about the presentation

Title of presentation: MIL CLICKS

Abstract of the presentation: Media and Information Literacy for Intercultural Dialogues, Human Rights, Diversity, Democracy, Transparency, Freedom of Expression… and so on, new values circulate as information while information circulates generating new values, value chains and valuation brainstormings as we all click through the clouds of our existences. The MIL CLICKS social media campaign is a UNESCO initiative designed for the Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week in Brazil, São Paulo, on November 2- December, 1. Can creativity go viral? What is the role of the periphery in playing this game? Are digital, creative currencies acceptable to the « Board »?


Detailed information about the speaker

First name / last name: Gilson Schwartz

Title: Associate Professor, Dept. Film, Radio and TV, School of Communication and Arts, University of São Paulo, Director, Games for Change Latin America, Executive Secretary, Global MIL Week @USP, Curator, Youth Portal, Municipal Secretary of Human Rights and Citizenship of São Paulo

Name of the company: City of Knowledge

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Speaker biography: Economist, sociologist, journalist, digital experimental research leader, created the City of Knowlege at the Institute of Advanced Studies in 1999 at USP. Has been a regular contributor to newspapers and media since 1983 in Brazil at Folha de S.Paulo, Época Negócios, Terra, Diário Comércio e Indústria, Informações Objetivas IOB and since 2014 publishes « Iconomia », a blog at the legendary Exame business news portal in Brazil.