Month: April 2021

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…

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…

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…