Month: July 2021

Media literacy can be crucial in making informed health decisions related to a pandemic

From Texas Standard: As the delta variant of COVID-19 sweeps across the country, cases and hospitalizations are on the rise, especially in places where vaccination rates are relatively low. And there is a real and growing concern that the disinformation…

Colorado law mandates online media education resources

(TNS) – In an age dominated by social media and massive amounts of information and misinformation, the state of Colorado will soon help schools teach kindergarten through high school students how to distinguish fact from fiction. The Colorado General Assembly…

Unit 5 wants the use of social media included in the media literacy course

The program manager at Normal Community and Normal West High Schools says the district already has a good foundation for teaching media literacy. Illinois high schools will be required to teach media literacy starting in the 2022-2023 school year. Dan…

5 websites to help students develop their media literacy skills

Over the past two years, students have been inundated with an almost constant stream of news and headlines about politics, racial and social unrest, the pandemic, and more. Even more essential is helping students develop enlightened media literacy skills. Students…

Is built-in multimedia technology a good software action to buy under $ 4?

Based in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, Integrated Media Technology Limited (IMTE) is a lesser-known company that develops, sells and distributes 3D autostereoscopic display (ASD) technology products and services in Hong Kong, China, Korea, Singapore and Australia. The company launched its…

UIS experts: media literacy needs to deepen knowledge to end disinformation

The state of Illinois will require high schools to teach media literacy starting in fall 2022. Educators at the Illinois State University School of Communication will closely monitor the State Board of Education’s requirements for a media literacy program. Illinois…

Is built-in media technology a good software action to buy under $ 4?

Hong Kong-based Integrated Media Technology (IMTE) is known for its 3D display technology without glasses. But its stock price fell nearly 7% over the past month to close yesterday’s trading session at $ 3.95. So, can the stock bounce back…

Media education requirement and ban on animal products among latest 53 bills signed by Pritzker

SPRINGFIELD – Public high schools in Illinois will soon be required to teach students how to access and rate various types of information and social media they see online and elsewhere as part of their regular curriculum. This was among…

Future of Media Technology Event Series: September 9-30, 2021

Press Gazette is hosting a month-long virtual conference in September that aims to provide media leaders with everything they need to know about the future of media technology. Each one hour session will include: Overview of industry leaders Exclusive data…

Media literacy requirement, ban on animal products among latest bills signed by Pritzker

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois public high schools will soon be required to teach students how to access and assess various types of information and social media they see online and elsewhere as part of their regular curriculum. It was among 53…