Month: January 2021

In this age of disinformation, media literacy is a necessary skill for Colorado students – Greeley Tribune

The use of social media has exploded over the past two decades while traditional media institutions have shrunk. The same social media sites and apps that we use to share photos with our friends and families have also become the…

Media Literacy is a Necessary Skill for Colorado Students

The use of social media has exploded over the past two decades while traditional media institutions have shrunk. The same social media sites and apps that we use to share photos with our friends and families have also become the…

Media education in a post-pandemic world

All it took was one international pandemic to finally help integrate media education into the education system. If only we had had a better head start years ago. Those of us in the world of media literacy education and research…

Why executives can no longer ignore their employees’ social media content.

Business leaders around the world can no longer afford to ignore what their employees are saying on social media. Here’s why. There is simply too much valuable information shared by your employees that impacts the climate of your organization. Face…

Wakefern launches CitrusAd Retail Media technology

Wakefern Food Corp. adopted new advertising technology. The retailer-owned cooperative has launched CitrusAd’s retail media technology for sponsored products and displaying advertisements on its e-commerce platform. CitrusAd’s in-depth understanding and first-hand knowledge of retail grocery drives innovation and helps CPG…

New media literacy standards aim to fight against “declension of the truth”

Teachers have always taught students how to verify and analyze information, but helping them distinguish fact from fiction became especially difficult last fall. As former President Donald Trump’s baseless claims that the election was stolen circulated on social media and…

How to improve media literacy in the age of disinformation

In the wake of the violence on Capitol Hill, fueled by misinformation circulating online about the presidential election results, AL.com asked media experts what they thought about improving media literacy in this busy political era. Here are some of the…

Attack on Capitol Hill is a desperate sign of a need for media literacy

Being informed is a necessary part of discussing and debating public issues with our colleagues. … [+] nationals. It is one of our democratic responsibilities – and our privileges. Jacob Morch In maintenance after maintenance, Trump supporters involved in the…

Media literacy: the cure for polarization

Editor: We all know Einstein’s definition of insanity. So, I suggest that we look at the challenge we are experiencing on the political scene from a new angle. After the events of the past week caused by a small group…

Timely Media Literacy Course to Examine Fake News and Disinformation: News at UI: Indiana University

In an age of information overload, a timely IUPUI course will help students decipher the noise and identify false and factual news. Media Literacy (JOUR-D 460) is taught this semester by Chris Lamb, Head of the Department of Journalism and…