Month: April 2021

teaching every child media literacy skills – The Hill

As we mark one year since the pandemic turned our lives upside down and ushered us into our homes, one of the many remarkable changes that have taken place has been our increased reliance on the internet. In March 2020,…

Illegal removal of social media content: Internet experts

At the Center’s request, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter deleted around 100 posts in India last week. Twitter alone deleted 52 posts. These included tweets from Congress MP Revanth Reddy, West Bengal Minister Moloy Ghatak, actor Vineet Kumar Singh and filmmakers…

A Post-Pandemic Wish: Teach Every Child Media Literacy Skills

As we celebrate a year since the pandemic turned our lives upside down and brought us into our homes, one of the many remarkable changes that have taken place has been our increased reliance on the internet. In March 2020,…

DraftKings Expands Media Footprint with Meadowlark Media Content Partnership

Image source: DraftKings DraftKings Inc has entered into a “one-of-a-kind content distribution, monetization and sponsorship agreement” with Meadowlark Media this week. Under the terms of the agreement, both parties will distribute Dan Le Batard’s show with Stugotz and the Le…

It’s Time to Make Media Literacy Mandatory in College Classrooms – Massachusetts Daily Collegian

All adults should have tools for responsible media consumption We all know not to believe everything we read on the internet, especially social media, but do we really know how to do it effectively? It takes a keen eye to…

Two parallel but disconnected paths: building the bridge between media education and citizenship education

Media education and citizenship education are essential in the digital age, but Gianfranco Polizzi, researcher at the University of Birmingham and Marina Cino Pagliarello, lecturer at UCL, argue that in the UK these are two parallel but disconnected tracks, and…

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4 Ways to Constantly Create Social Media Content

If your job is to post on social media on behalf of your government agency, chances are you will, at some point, run out of ideas. One of the best tricks is to establish a continuous system for the constant…

8 Social Media Content Calendar Tips + Free Template

Staying on top of your social media game is no longer an option for businesses. Major companies and leading social media marketers prefer to plan and organize their content well in advance of the publication date to avoid confusion. They…

Media Literacy Week at the Hebrew Academy Teaches Students to Think Critically | Education

From its top-notch speakers and fascinating discussion topics to the enthusiastic welcome from the students, the Hebrew Academy’s first-ever Media Literacy Week was a huge success. ‘Media literacy’ is the ability to identify different types of media and understand the…

KOCCA to support multimedia content exports

The Hollywood Reporter is showing Korean content online at an event sponsored by the Korea Creative Content Agency. (KOCCA) Korea’s Creative Content Agency on Thursday announced plans to expand support for local businesses wishing to export and promote media content…

KOCCA to support multimedia content exports

The Hollywood Reporter is showing Korean content online at an event sponsored by the Korea Creative Content Agency. (KOCCA) Korea’s Creative Content Agency on Thursday announced plans to expand support for local businesses wishing to export and promote media content…

3 social media platforms to watch that aren’t Twitter

Since graduating from the Asper School of Business in 2019, Shelby has immersed herself in the world of digital marketing. She has used her academic knowledge and combined it with her real-world experience to help companies increase their presence in…

Social media platforms aren’t doing enough to monitor domestic extremists – NBC4 Washington

A new report from the Digital Citizens Alliance and The Coalition for a Safer Web says social platforms need to do a better job of cracking down on domestic extremists who continue to use digital platforms to recruit new members,…

ThumbStopper Announces Fully Automated Social Media Content Syndication

ThumbStopper’s content syndication software now supports fully automated content syndication for brands and their retailers through Instagram. ThumbStopper®, the leader in social media automation and smart syndication for multi-site brands and their retailers, recently announced fully automated support now available…

Joint stakeholder group to review unethical media content to be put in place – Oppong Nkrumah

Broadcasting industry stakeholders agreed to create a joint stakeholder group within the National Media Commission (NMC) to review reports of unethical content. The Committee will therefore invoke the powers of the National Communications Authority (NCA) to take punitive action against…

Editorial: Media literacy is essential for online reading

The news media continue to deliver their content online, a place where information is readily available, whether true or not. In the wake of the digital information age, disbelief and confidence in the news has fluctuated. The Northern Star Editorial…

YouTube Launches New Media Literacy Experience, Running Ads Before Videos to Raise Awareness on Identifying and Managing Disinformation Online / Digital Information World

A new YouTube experiment will be running short “media literacy” ads, with the aim of encouraging critical thinking in its user base. The idea of ​​the literacy experiments was featured on a Google support webpage, updated April 12, 2021, as…

YouTube testing with ‘media literacy tips’ as ads before videos

Image source: PIXABAY YouTube testing with “media literacy tips” as ads before videos. YouTube is testing a new experience where it will occasionally run 15-second “media literacy” ads before videos to “inspire critical thinking”. The video streaming platform will broadcast…

Social media platforms are not AT&T – InsideSources

It’s no secret that the Conservatives are upset with the way social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are moderating. Following the Capitol riots and the subsequent decisions these companies took to to delete harmful content and prominent figures like…

Tech entrepreneur invests £ 27,000 for digital media creators QMU

Scottish entrepreneur George Mackintosh has pledged £ 27,000 to support creators of digital media content at Queen Margaret University (QMU). Mackintosh’s Papple Steading Digital Media Prize aims to support students and recent alumni of the University, by asking them to…

YouTube tests ‘media literacy tips’ as ads before videos

A new YouTube experience will occasionally run 15-second “media literacy” ads before videos to “inspire critical thinking”. YouTube updated its support page listing many of the different experiences the video provider is currently trying, adding details on a new ‘media…

Media Literacy Ireland to host major online webinar on April 27

As disinformation continues to seep into public discourse at all levels of society, Media Literacy Ireland (MLI) is hosting an online webinar on April 27 to discuss disinformation issues and how to address them. MLI is an informal alliance of…

Blockchain-based Odysee keeps your social media content online

Odyssey If you want to upload the video content of your choice and keep it without risk of deletion, the Odysee platform will keep your content on the blockchain permanently. Established in July 2020, the Odysee video platform has grown…

Blockchain-based Odysee Keeps Your Social Media Content Online

Odyssey If you want to upload the video content of your choice and keep it without the risk of it being deleted, the Odysee platform will keep your content on the blockchain at all times. Created in July 2020, the…

5 social media platforms brands love in 2021

The best social media platforms are poised to prove they’re the right place for brands. These platforms can unlock dynamic and creative ways to launch campaigns or create memorable moments with customers. Here is our pick of 5 social media…

UNDEF-funded project to strengthen media literacy and fact-checking skills

With the support of the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF), Africa Check, the continent’s leading independent fact-checking organization, will implement a multi-pronged four-year project to tackle disinformation and strengthen democracy. The project, Media education for evidence-based decision making in Nigeria,…