Media literacy

Alex Jones is crazy, but some people listened. Media literacy can help

My six degrees of separation with Alex Jones, the convict County crazy conspiracies, goes through Scarlett Lewis, who has graced me with several interviews over the past few years. An alumnus of Boston University, where I work, she lost her…

Young Cambodians learn about the role of media literacy in democracy | DW AKADEMIE | DW

Like many young people around the world Today, Duch Utdom has grown using the internet and social media. He can browse the web easily. As a window to the world, his online activities partly influenced his decision to major in…

“Media Smart” – improving media literacy among young people

Views : 304 Posted: Tuesday, August 2, 2022. 3:02 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: The U.S. Embassy in Belize is promoting a three-month training to help teachers and students become more knowledgeable consumers of traditional and modern media….

#YOUTHink media literacy book wins Best Reads at National Children’s Book Awards

#YOUTHink, a publication that aims to help tackle misinformation through media literacy, has been hailed as one of the best reads for 2020-2021 at the 7th Annual National Children’s Book Awards held recently. The book was published by the Center…

Media literacy in South Africa can help tackle fake news – here’s what it takes

Online platforms are full of examples of misinformation – from WhatsApp messages offering a miraculous cure for COVID, to social media posts claiming a politician said something he didn’t. This is increasingly common in South Africa. More than 75% of…

The vital role of impact measurement in media literacy initiatives

Improving media literacy for the general population is essential in this time of rapid digital innovation and, more worryingly, profitable and even militarized digital disruption. There is an urgent need for us to figure out how to combat misinformation through…

Kidscreen » Archive » Guru and TIME Studios tackle kids’ media literacy

Toronto-based Guru Studio has teamed up with TIME Studios in New York to produce a new animated comedy series titled balls on media literacy and recognizing disinformation. Targeting five to eight year olds, the show features Ellerby, an eight-year-old girl…

Public schools should educate their students on media literacy – North Texas Daily

Sixteen years after the creation of Twitter, and we are still learning how deeply social media has permeated our society. It makes and breaks careers and headlines, it connects us and can irreversibly change someone’s life. So why aren’t public…

Bennet, Klobuchar and Slotkin introduce bicameral legislation to strengthen media literacy and improve cybersecurity – by Ark Valley Voice Staff

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.) today announced they have introduced two bicameral laws to strengthen education to the media to equip Americans with the skills to identify misinformation and disinformation…

Media Literacy Educator Certification Wins NAMLE Award

The National Association for Media Literacy (NAMLE) has selected the PBS Media Literacy Educator certification by KQED for the Media Literate Media Award 2022. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to media literacy made by media professionals with a national scope….

Democrats seek to bolster media literacy for students and veterans with two new bills

A trio of Democrats introduced two bicameral bills aimed at building the media skills of students and veterans by funding educational programs nationwide. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), a leading sponsor of the Senate bills, said Thursday that the effort “will…

Book Review | Media Literacy for Justice: Lessons for Changing the World

De Abreu, Belinha S. (2022). Media Literacy for Justice: Lessons for Changing the World. ALA Neal-Schuman. Yohuru Williams’ foreword opens Media Literacy for Justice: Lessons for Changing the World calling for a global village where young people can engage in…

Interesting African Studies on Disinformation and Media Literacy

Image courtesy: Namibia Fact Check A number of good continent-focused studies and reports have come out recently, and two in particular stand out. Firstly, in March 2022, an interesting report on teaching Media and Information Literacy in the education sector…

Media literacy in South Africa can help fight fake news

Online platforms are full of examples of misinformation – from WhatsApp messages offering a miraculous cure for COVID, to social media posts claiming a politician said something he didn’t. This is increasingly common in South Africa. More than 75% of…

Media literacy lessons will help kids navigate the internet safely

Mali Ogawo, a pupil of Kirawa Driver School in Class Eight, is studying online at her home following lessons from a school teacher in Nairobi, Kiambu County. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] Like millions of students in Kenya, young Eva Jerotich has…

Media literacy lessons will help kids navigate the internet safely

Mali Ogawo, a pupil of Kirawa Driver School in Class Eight, is studying online at her home following lessons from a school teacher in Nairobi, Kiambu County. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] Like millions of students in Kenya, young Eva Jerotich has…

How Digital Media Literacy Training Can Help Bring Conversations Together

Since February, Poynter’s first social initiative in digital media education MediaWise launched a micro learning course in four languages ​​around the world. The course is designed to help people become more critical consumers of the vast amount of information they…

Amity University Dubai launches digital media education campaign – News

Published: Fri, June 10, 2022, 12:50 PM As more young people turn to online platforms for content consumption, it has become increasingly important for young people to be digitally literate and responsible when consuming and using digital media. digital media….

Students would learn media literacy under bipartisan bill

June 4, 2022 Teachers and librarians urged lawmakers on Thursday to advance a bill that would require all grades to learn information literacy, which supporters say would help students “evaluate the legitimacy of online sources.” “. Information literacy, they said,…

No, fewer books, less writing will not help media literacy (Opinion)

Do me a favor and say the following out loud: students should read fewer books and write less explanatory prose. Did that feel right to you? I doubt. But that is the message that the National Council of Teachers of…

Students would learn media literacy under bipartisan bill

Teachers and librarians on Thursday urged lawmakers to advance a bill that would require all grades to learn information literacy, which supporters say would help students “assess the legitimacy of online sources.” “. Information literacy, they said, helps students spot…

Internews Central Asia will hold a conference “Media Literacy in Action: Experts, Government, Society”

ALMATY. KAZINFORM On June 9-10, 2022, Internews Central Asia will host an international research and training conference – Media Literacy in Action: Experts, Government, Society. UNESCO will present new curricula on strategies and visual resources for media and information literacy,…

Students are lagging behind in media literacy – but the gap is not insurmountable

Listen to the article 5 minutes This audio is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have any comments. When 3,446 high school students watched an anonymously produced video on Facebook purporting to show ballot stuffing during a Democratic…

Media literacy is as important as math, science and writing

What happens when you search the internet for a restaurant you’ve heard of and the establishment doesn’t have a website? You probably ignore it and move on to the next option. Our laptops and smart phones have become instrumental filters…

New Mexico teachers embrace media literacy classes

May 15 – When the pandemic first hit and independent schools in Dulce in far northern New Mexico went into lockdown in March 2020, “it was in survival mode,” recalls teacher Mallory Merritt in college language arts and social sciences….

New Mexico teachers embrace media literacy classes | Education

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Teaching media literacy is the only real answer to fake news

On April 27, the Department of Homeland Security announced the creation of a Disinformation Governance Board. So far, what we know of the council is that it is a “task force” that seeks to counter disinformation that potentially threatens national…

Streator Elementary students learn digital citizenship, media literacy and internet safety – Shaw Local

As an instructional technology coach for Streator Elementary District 44, Carolyn Wargo prepares students for the jobs of tomorrow – today. In addition to teaching technology to District 44 students, Wargo also works with the faculty to find new programs…

Media literacy against “fake news” | Republic Times

(Editor’s note: Continuing our series on media literacy, this article will explore the need for consumers to be informed about the reliability of news from various sources.) Just last week, the Department of Homeland Security formed a Disinformation Governance Council….

Media education in Malta

The definition of media has changed dramatically since the turn of the century. “Traditional” media such as television and radio have given way to the Internet and social networks. This change has led to a greater emphasis on what has…

Life lessons: what is media literacy? What we need to know

Photo courtesy of Valencia County Literacy Council | Jeremy, a VCLC student, engages in online tutoring through the Valencia County Literacy Council. EDITOR’S NOTE: A previous version of this article stated that the junior bill allocated $50,000 for statewide media…

The importance of media education | Republic Times

(Editor’s note: This is the first in a multi-part series focusing on major issues associated with media literacy.) Several studies estimate that the average US citizen spends 4-8 hours consuming media per day. The figures include different types of media…

Kalamazoo Valley Museum’s new exhibit teaches the community about media literacy

KALAMAZOO, MI– The Kalamazoo Valley Museum is hosting a new exhibit, “Wonder Media: Ask the Questions,” to inspire the Kalamazoo community to get excited about media literacy. The 14-part interactive exhibit is spread over two floors of the museum and…

Nine out of ten teachers want media education to be on the national curriculum

Nine out of 10 teachers want media literacy to be an explicit part of the national curriculum, according to research findings. A report published by the The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Media Literacy today calls for media literacy skills,…

A need for media literacy – The Pulse

By: Léa Alsept [email protected] @l_mac0913 Perspectives from those affected not only by the physical effects of COVID-19, but also by the misinformation that has accompanied the pandemic “She got so sick… My mum is like, ‘She looked like she was…

Knowledge of social media to counter misinformation

The pandemic has amplified the flow of unverified information – both unintentional (misinformation) and deliberate (misinformation) In June 2018, two Assam youths, a sound engineer and a digital artist, were brutally killed in a lynching as they went on vacation….

Social media savvy: Carefully wading through fake news in search of the truth

We’ve all likely been victimized or known to someone who has been influenced by misinformation on social media. While most of the time it’s harmless observations on how to properly water your houseplants religiously shared on time frames, other times…

What is media literacy? What parents need to know | K-12 Schools

The rise of the internet and social media has exponentially expanded our access to information, and that includes false or misleading information. Add to this growing political polarization, an erosion of trust in mainstream media and institutions, and a growing…

Facebook’s Top Posts Fail Basic Media Literacy Tests

An overwhelming majority of the most popular Facebook posts in 2021 were posted by anonymous accounts and filled with unoriginal content, according to a new report. The study, conducted by the Integrity Institute – a new nonprofit made up of…

Media literacy: how to spot t-shirts with fabricated messages

A very common and relatively simple disinformation technique that we have seen at Snopes in recent years is the digitally manipulated fake t-shirt. Using fairly rudimentary digital editing skills, propagandists, pranksters and t-shirt sellers layer inflammatory, controversial or downright silly…

What is media literacy? What parents need to know

The rise of the internet and social media has exponentially expanded our access to information – and that includes information… The rise of the internet and social media has exponentially expanded our access to information, and that includes false or…

Media Literacy 101: 1A: NPR

Pedestrians walk past a newsstand with copies of The Wall Street Journal and a front-page story about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine being sold in Los Angeles, California. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP…

Media Literacy, Ethics Discussion – Indianapolis Recorder

The Society of Professional Journalists is partnering with the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics and local organizations to host a free media literacy and ethics event in Indianapolis. “How true is what I read in the news and why…

Fulbright Romania Program for Teaching Excellence and Achievement 2022-2023 – Media Literacy Cohort

Deadline: March 31, 2022 Are you a full-time secondary level teacher in Romania? Apply now for the Fulbright Romania Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program 2022-2023 – Media Literacy Cohort. The Fulbright TEA program will bring international high school teachers to…

UK government releases online media literacy strategy to empower users to make safe choices online – Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainment

UK: UK government releases online media literacy strategy to enable users to make safe choices online March 23, 2022 Herbert Smith’s Freehills To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or…

OP-ED | Our children need media literacy like fish need water

BARTH KECK While browsing the Daily News recently, I saw a link to a Washington Post column whose title intrigued me: “Online lies plague us, but should we depend on schools to cure this evil?” As a strong advocate for…

Media literacy is desperately needed in classrooms across the country, advocates say – The Hill

The story at a glance Media literacy is the process of critically evaluating information found on the Internet. Advocates say media and information literacy is desperately needed in K-12 classrooms across the country. Data collected by the non-profit News Literacy…

🎥 Hit by waves of disinformation, young people fight against media literacy

By RON FIELDSNews Publishing Network Hours after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, social media was flooded with disinformation. Photos and videos of downed fighter jets, videos of explosions, photos of Russian forces marching through the streets of Moscow or Ukrainians…

🎥 Hit by waves of disinformation, young people fight against media literacy

By RON FIELDSNews Publishing Network Hours after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, social media was flooded with misinformation. Photos and videos of downed fighter jets, videos of explosions, photos of Russian forces marching through the streets of Moscow or Ukrainians…

🎥 Hit by waves of disinformation, young people fight against media literacy

By RON FIELDSNews Publishing Network Hours after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, social media was flooded with misinformation. Photos and videos of downed fighter jets, videos of explosions, photos of Russian forces marching through the streets of Moscow or Ukrainians…

Opinion, Dave Dale: Media literacy can help navigate conflicting narratives

Primary is probably the best place to start teaching students about the global news buffet and how healthy news eating depends on your choices. An acquaintance asked me the other day if the government controls what the mainstream media reports…

Media literacy should be a subject in the school curriculum

In 2017, I had the enormous privilege of doing an internship at the New Zealand Science Media Center as part of my honors year at the University of Otago. I’ve blogged, edited the website, managed social media accounts, and sent…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

Media literacy presentation at COD educates students on the importance of being comfortable with the media – The Courier

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect that State Department officials attended the presentation, but did not show up. Whether it’s commercials, shows, or even news, media literacy is essential to everyday life. Being media savvy means being…

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…

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…

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…

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…

What media education and digital citizenship?

The government wants to educate young citizens about media and digital citizenship. A good initiative, provided you know what we are talking about. Edifying example with the role of the media in the health crisis. In a joint statement, the…

Check Your Media Literacy | Coeur d’Alene Press

It might seem a little ironic to focus on Media Literacy Week when the share of Americans who read the news is smaller than ever. Again, that might be the best reason to do it. Reading less (real) news amid…

Murphy Introduces Social Media Education Legislation – St. Louis Call Newspapers

Legislation has support from Superintendents, MPA, MBA As social media continues to grow in popularity and usage, the need for education about responsible internet use becomes more evident. State Rep. Jim Murphy, R-Oakville, said kids today consume more online media…

Colorado Among Nation’s Best in Media Literacy in Schools | Western Colorado

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Tosa high school students learn media skills through student journalism

WAUWATOSA, Wis. – It’s National News Awareness Week and we want to help you figure out what’s credible news and what’s misinformation. Wauwatosa high school students learn these skills by running their newspaper “The Compass.” Each week, these students meet…

Media literacy bill aims to make Delaware students better digital citizens

Lawmakers passed a bill requiring the teaching of black history last year. Today, a similar bill aims to do the same for media literacy. Misinformation and lies spread through social media and the rest of the internet have increasingly become…

Fulbright Program for Excellence and Achievement in Teaching (Media Literacy Cohort)

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) media literacy cohort is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Fulbright program was created in 1946 under legislation introduced by former United States Senator…

The United States supports a media education project for 170 radio journalists and 1,000 young people

Through Bimbola Oyesola the The United States government has declared that it is committed to supporting initiatives that promote and enhance media literacy in Nigeria. With the support of the US Consulate General in Lagos, the West Africa Broadcast and…

Claire Beach: Edmonds School District teacher and media literacy advocate

Clear Beach A bright light has gone out in Edmonds and around the world with the passing of a beloved teacher, mother, sister, friend, filmmaker and media literacy advocate: Claire Douglas Beach. Since 2001, Claire has taught thousands of students…

Claire Beach: Edmonds School District teacher and media literacy advocate

Clear Beach A bright light has gone out in Edmonds and around the world with the passing of a beloved teacher, mother, sister, friend, filmmaker and media literacy advocate: Claire Douglas Beach. Since 2001, Claire has taught thousands of students…

Media Education; an underrated superpower. . . – Boonville Daily News

The Lowe Down by Pam Lowe One thing we have learned or reinforced from this pandemic is our need for human contact. And the important role of technology in communicating with others. There is a skill in communicating effectively and…

Former BBC journalist to host media literacy workshop

Award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker Janette Ballard will host a free workshop on news, media and social media next Saturday. Ballard, who is a leading expert in media literacy, will spend two hours discussing media – in all its forms…

Clay Yarborough targets social media education and immigration in session ahead of SD 4 race

representing Yarborough clay begins its last session as a representative. But if he returns next year as a senator, the Jacksonville Republican plans to bring a cooperative mindset he learned after five years in the legislature. Yarborough is currently the…

Make a resolution to improve your media literacy

By Mike McGann, Editor-in-Chief, The Times @mikemcgannpa New year, same old … well, a lot of things. We’ve been getting our butt kicked by a virus for two years, half the country thinks the other half are corrupt liars and…

Make a resolution to improve your media literacy

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times @mikemcgannpa New year, same old… well, lots of things. We’ve had our butts kicked by a virus for two years half the country thinks the other half are corrupt liars and we’re headed for…

Tkachenko summarizes the activity of the Ministry of Culture in 2021

Ukrainian Minister of Culture and Information Policy Oleksandr Tkachenko presented the achievements in the field of culture, creative industries, tourism and information security in 2021. “The Great Restoration – the first restoration program for cultural heritage sites – has been…

US supports media literacy project for 170 radio journalists and 1,000 youth

Through Bimbola Oyesola the The United States government has stated that it committed to supporting initiatives that promote and improve media literacy in Nigeria. With the support of the United States Consulate General in Lagos, the West Africa Broadcast and…

Innovative ways to increase knowledge of social media in Sri Lanka – India Education | Latest Education News | Global education news

“Innovative Ways to Increase Social Media Proficiency in Sri Lanka” was the theme of a closed-door roundtable hosted by the UNESCO New Delhi office and Mythos Labs on December 8, 2021. The roundtable mobilized various experts from institutions such as…

Calls for extensive media education

The main teachers trained in media education in Battambang on December 13, 2021. MoEYS Cambodia Media professionals say they want to see large-scale media education efforts for the public to prevent the spread of messages and videos containing fake news…

United States supports media literacy project to build capacity of 170 radio journalists and 1,000 youth

With the support of the United States Consulate General in Lagos, the West Africa Broadcast and Media Academy (WABMA) and the Enugu Literacy Society (ELS) launched the “Project Fact Check Nigeria”, a media education project and fight against disinformation. The…

United States Supports Media Literacy Project to Build Capacity of 170 Radio Journalists and 1,000 Youth

The United States government is committed to supporting initiatives that promote and improve media literacy. With the support of the United States Consulate General in Lagos, the West Africa Broadcast and Media Academy (WABMA) and the Enugu Literacy Society (ELS)…

US supports training of 1,000 young people in media literacy project

The US government has expressed support for training 1,000 youth and 170 radio journalists in media literacy. A statement titled “US Supports Media Literacy Project to Build Capacity of 170 Radio Journalists and 1,000 Youth” disclosed the launch of the…

The United States supports the training of 1,000 young people in a media education project

Published December 20, 2021 The United States government has expressed support for training 1,000 young people and 170 radio journalists in media literacy. A statement titled “US Supports Media Literacy Project to Build Capacity of 170 Radio Journalists, 1,000 Youth”…

Poynter Institute’s MediaWise Announces International Expansion of Digital Media Education Program to Address Global Information Disorder

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (December 13, 2021) – When the Poynter Institute launched its MediaWise digital media education initiative in 2018, the non-partisan nonprofit set an ambitious goal. Teach 1 million middle and high school students how to better detect misleading…

7 in 10 voters support teaching social media literacy in schools

More than 70% of voters said they supported teaching students about the benefits and risks of social media in schools, according to a new Morning Consult / Politico poll, which comes after the Florida Senate. advanced an invoice this would…

Most Latvian teenagers do not receive media education at school / Article

1,000 children and adolescents aged 11 to 17 were interviewed in Latvia. In total, more than 5,000 teenagers from the Baltic States, Finland and Sweden took part in the study. The survey results show that a third or 34% of…

Better media literacy will require transparent journalists and engaged citizens, experts say – The Blue Banner

Sarah ShadburneChief Editor[email protected] Employed full time by the Ashville Citizen Times Casey Blake, community engagement editor and daughter of two journalists, said she was sucked into the news industry and never left. A big conversation going on in her newsroom…

In our opinion: all I want for Christmas is better media literacy

It is the season of hope, faith and joy. So, like everyone else, the Columbian Editorial Board is compiling a wish list. Of course, we will ask Santa for conscientious elected officials, free and fair elections, and a new bridge….

Educators form a media education society

SOME 65 teachers and lecturers have signed up to become Malaysia’s first-ever registered society to tackle misinformation and disinformation through education. Launched in conjunction with Unesco’s World Media and Information Literacy Week, the initiative is facilitated by the award-winning Media…

Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | Can Media Literacy Efforts Ensure Information Transparency?

During the last week of October 2021, the UN-sponsored Global Media and Information Week in South Africa, with the participation of India, resolved to tackle disinformation by improving the capacity people to counter it. Nothing could better position media education…

Pamplin Media Group – Three Ways to Take Personal Responsibility for Media Literacy

Here’s how Oregonians can control the quality of the information they need to navigate a confusing information landscape There is a lot of talk these days about fake news, the spread of false information, and the confusion of “alternative facts”….

UNESCO partner PTCIJ trains young Gambian leaders in media literacy

Before the presidential election on December 4, the Premium Times Center for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) trained 40 young community leaders in The Gambia in media and information literacy. The three-day training, supported by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural…

Project Censored Aims to Highlight Underreported Stories and Strengthen Media Literacy – Central Florida News – Intersection

Mickey Huff (l) and Andy Lee Roth. Photo: Matthew Peddie / WMFE Each year, Project Censored publishes a book of 25 stories that the group believes should receive more media coverage. Project Censored was founded in 1976 at Sonoma State…

Bill requiring social media literacy classes in public schools

Jesse scheckner By Jesse Scheckner For FloridaPolitics.com A bill requiring Florida public schools to include social media literacy classes alongside other mandatory programs on Tuesday allowed the Senate Education Committee to receive consistent, bipartisan support. SB 480, sponsored by Republican…

Bill requiring social media literacy classes in public schools

Jesse scheckner By Jesse Scheckner For FloridaPolitics.com A bill requiring Florida public schools to include social media literacy classes alongside other mandatory programs on Tuesday allowed the Senate Education Committee to receive consistent, bipartisan support. SB 480, sponsored by Republican…

Bill to require social media literacy classes progresses

A bill requiring Florida public schools to include social media literacy classes alongside other mandatory programs on Tuesday allowed the Senate Education Committee to receive consistent, bipartisan support. SB 480, sponsored by the Republican Senator. Danny burgess of Zephyrhills, would…

Media Literacy Working Group: Steering Committee

Summary Following commitments made in the Online Media Literacy Action Plan, DCMS is launching a Media Literacy Task Force to coordinate a collective response to the systemic challenges facing the UK education landscape to the media. The working group will…

Should Florida Students Learn “Social Media Literacy” in School? Some lawmakers think so

November 29, 2021 Social media sites such as Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and Snapchat are used by children and teens around the world, and some Florida lawmakers want to ensure students are informed about the risks and benefits of using of…

Should Florida Students Learn “Social Media Skills” in School? Some lawmakers think so

Social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and Snapchat are used by children and teens around the world, and some Florida lawmakers want to make sure students are educated on the risks and benefits of using it. of these platforms….

Teaching media literacy viewed as a positive, but schools are slow to add it

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Media literacy has been shown to have positive effects. But schools across the United States have been slow to add it to their curriculum. “How are we as a nation? We are very poor, ”said Helen Lee…

Take the time to boost your media literacy | Editorials

Increasingly, disinformation is at the root of many divisive arguments and as the cause of too many disasters. As the media becomes more and more connected to what we perceive to be real, every person should take the time to…

MDC teacher receives National Council of Teachers of English Media Literacy Award

Emilie Andrea Sendin Emily Andrea Sendin, Miami Dade College (MDC) Padrón Campus English, Professor of Literature and Creative Writing, received the Media Literacy Award from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). The Media Literacy Award is a prestigious…

How integrating media literacy and classroom education can help students learn to “read the world”

How can we help students learn to “read the world” by integrating media literacy and classroom education Dear fellow educators, I am an educator with over two decades of English Language Teaching (ELT) experience and a keen interest in media…

Welcome to the LGBTQ + language and media education program

Photo credit: Hearst property Photo credit: property of Hearst WHY WOULD VideoOut, an LGBTQ + non-profit organization, partner of Men’s health magazine? For me, the answer is crystal clear. As a kid in the 90s, I remember flipping through the…

Welcome to the LGBTQ + language and media education program

WHY WOULD VideoOut, an LGBTQ + non-profit organization, partner of Men’s health magazine? For me, the answer is crystal clear. As a kid in the 90s, I remember flipping through the glossy pages, learning more about myself and how the…

Google and PBS launch media literacy program to fight disinformation

In recent years, Google has attempted to repair its reputation as a source of disinformation by launching multiple programs, including the Google News Initiative (GNI). Today, the company has partnered with PBS Student Report Labs (SRL) and other journalism organizations…