Month: February 2022

Nawaz: Convoy of Truckers Highlights Urgent Need for Media Literacy

Links to the breadcrumb Opinion Columnists Media literacy is part of the revised curriculum in Quebec — a good thing since QAnon has an active base in that province. Author of the article: Saleema Nawaz • Montreal Gazette Special Publication…

Twitter will reduce the visibility of Russian state media content

Twitter announced on Monday that it will start labeling and making it harder for users to see tweets about the invasion of Ukraine that contain information from Russian state media like RT and Sputnik. “For years, we’ve provided more context…

After YouTube and Facebook, Google blocks Russian media platforms

New Delhi: Google on Saturday banned all Russian state media from making money on its platforms. This comes amid Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. It is followed in the same way by its subsidiary YouTube and Facebook. A Google spokesperson said…

Here’s how social media platforms are reacting to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

By Clare Duffy and Brian Fung, CNN Business (CNN) — Ukraine’s official Twitter account wants @Russia removed from the platform. YouTube is under scrutiny for allowing a Russian broadcaster widely seen as part of the country’s propaganda machine to continue…

Social media platforms face misinformation

Big tech companies, and especially social media platforms, are facing a new situation where content moderation and the removal of misinformation will be of the utmost importance. The military conflict in Ukraine is another situation where digital platforms may have…

Samsung announces Galaxy S22 series challenge for media and content creators

Galaxy Unboxed Challenge It’s time to write, create and win big in the #S22WCWChallenge Samsung Ghana has officially announced the 2022 edition of the Galaxy Challenge, a popular tech competition for Ghanaian media, content creators and tech fans. This year’s…

Samsung announces Galaxy S22 series challenge for media and content creators

Galaxy Unboxed Challenge It’s time to write, create and win big in the #S22WCWChallenge Samsung Ghana has officially announced the 2022 edition of the Galaxy Challenge, a popular tech competition for Ghanaian media, content creators and tech fans. This year’s…

Watertown-based group advocates teaching children media literacy

A Watertown-based nonprofit group seeks to ensure students know the messages they receive from television, video games and social media, and how they impact their lives. Media Literacy Now was started by Erin McNeill who first became aware of the…

Social media platforms can’t keep up with misinformation about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Misinformation is a huge problem for social media platforms including TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, Telegram and Twitter. The situation worsened with the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. Social media conversations are now loaded with fabricated information, including recycled videos. ICT Tac…

Media Literacy Advances in Illinois

Henry E. Scott | for editor and editor A media literacy program will be part of the curriculum at every high school in Illinois beginning in the 2022-23 school year. The program stems from a bill introduced by Illinois State…

Go Ads founder Nicholas Kohlschreiber shares strategies for maximizing digital media platforms

SANTA ANA, Calif./ACCESSWIRE/February 24, 2022/ The business world is often obsessed with current trends instead of focusing on long-term success. At the same time, business owners, entrepreneurs and marketers are using digital platforms less than optimally simply because they are…

Introduce digital media education in schools

A recent study focusing on the United States and India highlighted the lack of attention to digital media literacy in education policies as a critical factor in the spread of disinformation online. The power of social media to optimize and…

The Building Global Audiences course helps students develop social media platforms and fosters collaboration

If you’ve recently opened TikTok, you’ve more than likely seen a post from a student “Building Global Audiences” on your For You page. In this course, aspiring Duke influencers learn how to create their own platforms while learning about social…

Full Professor, Shaw Foundation Professorship in Media Technology job with NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI), one of the top 10 communication programs in the world and the best in Asia, invites applications from outstanding scholars for a…

Poynter’s MediaWise Expands Digital Media Literacy Program to Help France Slow the Spread of Disinformation

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (February 23, 2022) – French citizens can learn how to protect themselves from false and misleading information on the internet thanks to a new app-based program from MediaWise, the non-profit Poynter Institute’s digital media literacy social initiative….

Global spending on media content and consumer technology grew 6.7% to $2.14 billion in 2021, the fastest growth in 5 years, driven by digital audio, video, games and the rebound in movie ticket sales | News

STAMFORD, Conn., February 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Global consumer spending on media content and technology grew at an accelerated rate of 6.7% in 2021 to $2.139 billion, the second consecutive year of fastest annual growth and the strongest growth in…

Chinese censors appear to ban anti-Russian media content about Ukraine invasion

While China continues to walk a fine line during the Ukraine crisis in attempting to appear neutral, its media sphere has been less guarded and appeared to issue guidelines banning anti-Russian content this week. The country’s leading social media service,…

Mangaluru Police are closely monitoring community-sensitive social media content

A technically strong six-member police team monitors the social media monitoring cell A technically strong six-member police team monitors the social media monitoring cell A day after the murder of activist Bajrang Dal Harsha in Shivamogga on Sunday evening, the…

How Media Literacy Can Fight Disinformation

Technology Misinformation will never go away, but teaching the community to spot it can rob lies of their power, writes Tanya Notley of Western Sydney University in part three of a series on the worsening spread of misinformation in line…

PSYC Expands Media Content Library and Industry Presence with Acquisition of The Psychedelic Investor

Global Trac Solutions, Inc. LAKE OSWEGO, OR, Feb. 22 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Trac Solutions, Inc. (OTCPink:PSYC) (“Global” “PSYC” or the “Company”) a media leader for the emerging medicinal psychedelics industry, and the authorities behind Psychedelic Spotlight, a…

PSYC Expands Multimedia Content Library and Industry Presence with Acquisition of The Psychedelic… | Your money

LAKE OSWEGO, OR, Feb. 22 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Trac Solutions, Inc. (OTCPink:PSYC) (“Global” “PSYC” or the “Company”) a media leader for the emerging medicinal psychedelics industry, and the authorities behind Psychedelic Spotlight, a leading psychedelic news and…

PSYC Expands Multimedia Content Library and Industry Presence with Acquisition of The Psychedelic… | Business

LAKE OSWEGO, OR, Feb. 22 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Trac Solutions, Inc. (OTCPink:PSYC) (“Global” “PSYC” or the “Company”) a media leader for the emerging medicinal psychedelics industry, and the authorities behind Psychedelic Spotlight, a leading psychedelic news and…

PSYC Expands Multimedia Content Library and Industry Presence with Acquisition of The Psychedelic… | News

LAKE OSWEGO, OR, Feb. 22 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Trac Solutions, Inc. (OTCPink:PSYC) (“Global” “PSYC” or the “Company”) a media leader for the emerging medicinal psychedelics industry, and the authorities behind Psychedelic Spotlight, a leading psychedelic news and…

PSYC expands its media content library and industry presence with

LAKE OSWEGO, OR, Feb. 22 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Trac Solutions, Inc. (OTCPink:PSYC) (“Global” “PSYC” or the “Company”) a media leader for the emerging medicinal psychedelics industry, and the authorities behind Psychedelic Spotlight, a leading psychedelic news and…

I&B ministry blocks media platforms ‘linked to pro-Khalistan group’ | India News

(Representative image) NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has ordered the blocking of apps, website and social media accounts of the overseas-based Punjab Politics TV due to its alleged ‘close ties’ with the banned society Sikhs For Justice…

Mother sues social media platforms after daughter’s suicide

An 11-year-old girl commits suicide, mom files a complaint. Connecticut’s Selena Rodriguez committed suicide when she was just 11 years old. Now her mother has filed a lawsuit, partly blaming social media platforms for causing the girl’s death. The lawsuit…

Essential social media platforms for smartphone users

In our social world today, there is an increase in the influx of smartphone owners. It is therefore not out of place to say that half of the population is mostly online. Social media refers to a digital space that…

Hamilton calls out social media platforms over Latifi abuse

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has called out social media platforms for not doing “enough work” to stamp out the abuse, in reference to death threats received by his F1 counterpart Nicholas Latifi. Williams driver Latifi has received a…

Karakol American Corner Unveils Media Literacy and Cybersecurity Information Center

On February 18, 2022, the Issyk-Kul Oblast Library officially opened the Karakol American Corner Information Center for Media Literacy and Cyber ​​Security. In addition, participants of the English language program for young professionals received a certificate of completion. Both programs…

Fostering Media Literacy in the Age of Deepfakes | MIT News

As people turn to digital media for news at high rates, media manipulation algorithms continue to gain power. In a Pew Research Center survey (August/September 2020), 53% of adults in the United States say they receive information on social media…

Social media platforms are an important source of COVID information for migrant populations and ethnic minorities

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 public domain New research to be presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID 2022, Lisbon, April 23-26) reviews 21 studies from six countries on the use of social media for health information….

Bill Targeting Giant Social Media Platforms Advances in Georgia Senate | News

ATLANTA — Legislation prohibiting giant social media platforms from censoring content based on the author’s point of view cleared a Georgia Senate committee on Tuesday. Control over social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, has become a national issue since…

Misinformation won’t go away, but media literacy can help fight it

Penrith (Australia): Misinformation won’t go away, but teaching the community to spot it can strip lies of their power. The spread of misinformation has had very real consequences during the pandemic, vaccine myths and false claims about the virus have…

Social media platforms have ‘provided’ 24/7 disinformation monitoring for Australia’s upcoming federal election

Image: Getty Images The circulation of electoral conspiracy theories in Australia has increased, with the country due to hold its federal elections later this year, Australia’s Electoral Commissioner said on Tuesday evening. Appearing before Senate estimates, AEC Commissioner Tom Rogers…

Bill Targeting Giant Social Media Platforms Advances in Georgia Senate | News

ATLANTA — Legislation prohibiting giant social media platforms from censoring content based on the author’s point of view cleared a Georgia Senate committee on Tuesday. Control over social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, has become a national issue since…

Integrated Media Technology Limited Announces Securing Supply of Durians for Sales

SYDNEY and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Integrated Media Technology Limited (NASDAQ: IMTE) (“IMTE” or the “Company”), today announces its subsidiary, World Integrated Supply Ecosystem Sdn. Bhd. (“WISE”) has secured a minimum of 3 containers of durian…

Integrated Media Technology Limited Announces Securing Supply of Durians for Sale | News

SYDNEY and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Integrated Media Technology Limited (NASDAQ: IMTE) (“IMTE” or the “Company”), today announces its subsidiary, World Integrated Supply Ecosystem Sdn. Bhd. (“WISE”) has secured a minimum of 3 containers of durian…

Misinformation won’t go away, but media literacy can help fight it

Misinformation won’t go away, but teaching the community to spot it can strip lies of their power. The spread of misinformation has had very real consequences during the pandemic — vaccine myths and false claims about the virus…

Media content management startup Cloudinary valued at $2 billion in $100 million+ secondary sale

Cloudinary Ltd., a startup that helps brands manage their media content and ensure it loads quickly for users, has secured a secondary investment of over $100 million from Blackstone Growth. investment, announcement today values ​​Cloudinary at $2 billion. The deal…

Integrated Media Technology Limited Announces Securing Supply of Durians for Sales

SYDNEY and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Integrated Media Technology Limited (NASDAQ: IMTE) (“IMTE” or the “Company”), today announces its subsidiary, World Integrated Supply Ecosystem Sdn. Bhd. (“WISE”) has secured a minimum of 3 containers of durian…

Integrated Media Technology Limited Announces Securing Supply of Durians for Sales

SYDNEY and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Integrated Media Technology Limited (NASDAQ: IMTE) (“IMTE” or the “Company”), today announces its subsidiary, World Integrated Supply Ecosystem Sdn. Bhd. (“WISE”) has secured a minimum of 3 containers of durian…

Opinion/Column: Censors Can’t Shut Down Media Platforms |

Megan McArdle WASHINGTON — The slow-motion attempt to cancel Joe Rogan is interesting primarily because of the time it takes and the amount of money at stake for Spotify. Otherwise, it’s another minor variation on a familiar theme – “The…

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Search mutual fund quotes, news, net asset values ABG shipyard INE067H01016, ABGSHIP, 532682 Adani Wilmar INE699H01024, PUNCH, 543458 CDS INE467B01029, SDC, 532540 Tata…

Team Whistle Launches Social Media Content Agency Magnet

Team Whistle, a division of Eleven Group, said it launched Magnet, a social media content agency specializing in sports content for Gen Z and millennial consumers. Danielle Johnsen Karr was named to direct Magnet. Previously with advertising agency McCann New…

Turkey threatens to block DW, two other international media platforms

The Supreme Council of Turkish Radio and Television (RTÜK) demanded that three international media, including Deutsche Welle (DW), apply for broadcast licenses within three days. “Deutsche Welle, Voice of America and euro news were given a 72-hour delay by the…

Comparison of Bangladesh Proposed Rules for Social Media Platforms with Indian IT Rules 2021

Content removal orders Who can issue content takedown orders: Intermediaries must remove illegal content if ordered by a court of competent jurisdiction or upon notice from BTRC or an authorized government agency. On what grounds: Illegal information may be related…

EDITORIAL | Students Need Better Media Literacy, Media Like Penn State News Can Make This Better | Editorials | Reviews | Daily College

The importance of media literacy in the current state of journalism cannot be overstated. Readers are increasingly questioning the information they consult every day. Journalists should only give them a reason to trust them, not to worry. Whatever the medium,…

Social media platforms are not bound by the First Amendment – ​​The Rocky Mountain Collegian

College student | Skyler Pradhan An illustrative photo of someone trying to post on Twitter whose account was recently suspended. Nathaniel McKissick, college columnistFebruary 8, 2022 Editor’s note: All content in the opinion section reflects the views of the individual…

USAID-Funded Central Asia Media Program Hosts Third Annual Media Literacy Eduthon

February 8, 2022, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – From February 8-12, 2022, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Central Asia Media Program is hosting its third annual Innovative Media and Digital Literacy Seminar, MediaCAMP Eduthon 2022. The online event brings together…

Accenture invests in multicultural media technology platform SwayBrand through Accenture Ventures’ Black Founder Development Program

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has invested in the Los Angeles-based company SwayBrand, a multicultural media technology platform that helps brands connect with diverse influencers. This is the first seed investment in North America made through the company Black Founders…

Accenture invests in multicultural media technology platform SwayBrand through Accenture Ventures’ Black Founder Development Program

NEW YORK, February 08, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has invested in the Los Angeles-based company SwayBrand, a multicultural media technology platform that helps brands connect with diverse influencers. This is the first seed investment in North America made through the…

6 in 10 US consumers think social media platforms are responsible for dangerous content as well as branded ads / Digital Information World

These days, most social media users notice that many big companies market their products alongside dangerous and “dangerous” content. This is very shocking to consumers of brands they care about. So who is responsible for this act, brand marketers or…

Media Literacy for Justice | News and Press Center

CHICAGO — The corrosive effects of today’s relentless media tide are pernicious. We are conditioned in many ways by our media environments to accept, not question, making it crucial that young people master the skills to access, analyse, evaluate and…

USAID-Funded Central Asia Media Program Hosts Third Annual Media Literacy Eduthon

February 08, 2022, Nursultan, Kazakhstan – From February 8-12, 2022, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Central Asia Media Program is hosting its third annual Innovative Media and Digital Literacy Seminar, MediaCAMP Eduthon 2022. The online event brings together…

The Best Social Media Platforms for Real Estate | REM

Regardless of your level of experience, social media can be a game-changer for the real estate industry. Choosing the “right” social media platforms doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Here are the most effective platforms for real estate companies and real…

Nodal agents in ministries to spot illegal digital media content, alert I&B Min to block it under new IT rules

Each ministry, department and other attached government organizations will now have a dedicated nodal officer, who will be the sole authority to identify digital news media and OTT content that may be “illegal” and report it to the Ministry of…

These students have created a new tool to bring digital media education into classrooms around the world

A student wanted to know why so many nurses were spreading misinformation about vaccines. Other participants drew parallels to popular crime-fighting myths found in shows like “Criminal Minds.” But most students who participated in a fact-checking workshop from MediaWise, the…

The global broadcast and media technology industry is

Dublin, 07 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Broadcast and Media Technology” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. According to this report, the global broadcast and media technology market reached a value of USD 41.40 billion in…

The global broadcast and media technology industry is expected to reach $62 billion by 2027

Global Broadcast and Media Technology Market Global Broadcast and Media Technology Market Global Broadcast and Media Technology Market Dublin, 07 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Broadcast and Media Technology” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. According…

The global broadcast and media technology industry is

Dublin, 07 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Broadcast and Media Technology” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. According to this report, the global broadcast and media technology market reached a value of USD 41.40 billion in…

The global broadcast and media technology industry is

Dublin, 07 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Broadcast and Media Technology” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. According to this report, the global broadcast and media technology market reached a value of USD 41.40 billion in…

NBC will regulate social media platforms, online content creators, etc.

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) would be the agency that will license and regulate social media platforms, online news outlets and content creators in the country. Naija News learned that the proposed amendment is part of the NBC Act Amendment…

SuiteLife Systems Appoints Bobby Stevens as Director of Media Technology – Sales and Marketing

SuiteLife Systems, a division of NFB Consulting Group, has appointed media industry veteran Robert (Bobby) Stevens as Director of Media Technology – Sales and Marketing. NFB Consulting Group and SuiteLife Systems is a California-based media technology and software company specializing…

How Marketers Can Be Smarter Than Social Media Platforms

Creative assets are just as important today as they were back in the days of Mad Men, and the trick is to be nimble and nimble. Learning what works to increase the performance of a campaign creative is the name…

SuiteLife Systems appoints Robert Stevens as Chief Media Technology Officer – rAVe [PUBS]

NFB Consulting LLC and the SuiteLife Systems Group (“SUITELIFE”) is a California-based multimedia technology and software company specializing in the development, integration and support of the best in class software for fully scalable content logging, automation of network, remote sites….

Editorial: Internet Media Platforms Should Be Financially Responsible for Damage Caused by Misinformation | Editorial

The Toronto Star on Spotify and the fight against COVID misinformation: Over the past few days, a number of brave artists have taken a valiant stand against the lies and misinformation promoted on Spotify. In particular, Neil Young pulled his…

SuiteLife Systems Announces Appointment of Robert Stevens as Chief Media Technology Officer

NFB Consulting LLC and SuiteLife Systems Group (“SUITELIFE”) is a California-based media technology and software company specializing in the development, integration and support of industry leading, fully scalable content logging software, network automation, remote site control and monitoring technologies. SUITELIFE’s…

A boost for media literacy in Balochistan – The Friday Times

Knowledge of the basic principles of media technology and the awareness of being able to exercise caution and accuracy in taking advantage of them are today considered part of “media literacy” – just like knowledge of the basic principles of…

Media literacy is increasingly crucial in preparing students to navigate the reliability of information

Diving Brief: Constructivist media decoding is a method that helps students develop critical thinking skills, enabling them to conduct their own learning while honing the ability to examine messages in a variety of media formats through curriculum-based activities which can…

Study: YouTube and TikTok follow users the most among social media platforms

List of cookies A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as…

Global On-Ramp to Media Literacy, the Center for Media

MALIBU, Calif., Feb. 02 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Center for Media Literacy (CML), a leader in media literacy research, curriculum design and evidence-based frameworks since 1989, has launched Global acceleration towards media literacy, a 90-minute self-guided course that can…

Documentary Highlights Durango’s Mountain Middle School Success in Media Literacy – The Durango Herald

‘Trust Me’ shows how schools can teach students to think critically about information and media “Trust Me,” a documentary by director Roko Belic and the Getting Better Foundation, highlights Durango’s Mountain Middle School, which instituted a cellphone ban and media…

Global Broadcast and Media Technology Market (2022 to 2027) – Featuring Evertz Technologies, Harmonic and Video Stream Networks, Among Others – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Broadcast and Media Technology Market Report and Forecast 2022-2027” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. According to this report, the global broadcast and media technology market reached a value of USD 41.40 billion in 2021….

Facebook, Yelp, Sina, Twitter, Instagram, Tencent, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google, Foursquare – Bristol City Supporters Trust

This Social Media Platforms Market study provides a comprehensive market analysis of the industry in major economies around the world. The market report has compiled first-hand information assessing qualitative and quantitative facts of the Social Media Platforms industry. The facts…

Media literacy can reduce stereotypes; mass communication research samples lack diversity

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain The media people consume inform much of their daily lives, including how they perceive others. A pair of recent studies from the University of Kansas show that a media literacy intervention can help reduce the stereotypes…