Month: July 2019

Can media education be gamified? A Q&A with one of Fakey’s developers

Can media education be gamified? Some game developers think so, and there’s even research to back up their effectiveness. IFCN from last week newsletter has compiled a list of seven games launched in recent years aimed at teaching users how…

The Right Mix of Social Media Content for Manufacturing Marketing

Social media allows industry professionals to connect with their existing customers and showcase their expertise while attracting new prospects. It is playing an increasingly important role in the current digital transformation of sales and marketing. Posting regularly on your social…

Can media education fight against the “degradation of truth”? What teachers need to know

As “fake news” proliferates and heated political debates rage online, more teachers are turning to media literacy to help their students understand how information is created and distributed today. today. In a new report, the RAND Corporation surveyed this developing…

MDC Partners forms a new network to unite the power of media, technology and data

Michael Bassick and Brad Sims to lead the collaboration group NEW YORK, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — (NASDAQ: MDCA) — MDC Partners Inc. today announced the formation of a new media, technology and data network designed to place addressability at…

Schools and media literacy are key to the social well-being of refugee adolescents

A quarter of the refugees who entered Europe in 2018 were children, and 40% of them were not accompanied by adults. Credit: Kylo/Unsplash For a refugee teenager starting a new life in Europe, going to school and using digital media…