|The National Order of Italian Journalists finds its legal basis in Law. N. 69 of February 3, 1963.
This law legally recognized in Italy the Journalism as a profession and established as its self-government body the National Order of Journalist. It is a public law entity.
At local level, the National Order is made of Regional Branches and the Order of Journalists of Puglia is one of them. It is a media organization.
In the management of the BEAMS Project the OJP has a key role. It is, in fact, one of the coordinators of the Workstream 3 activities.
At local level, the OJP will conduct pilot actions with students of the Journalism School of the University of Bari in order to analyze the existing connection between important cultural products dealing with the Albanian community and the creation and perpetuation of stereotypes.
This activity will be focused on understanding how stereotypes are defined and used to create public opinion and also on the production of new cultural products stereotype-free.