Media literacy

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Media literacy should be a subject in the school curriculum

[ad_1] 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…

Nawaz: Convoy of Truckers Highlights Urgent Need for Media Literacy

[ad_1] 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…

Comment: The Delaware Library Association supports media literacy standards

[ad_1] Jen Wilson By Jen Wilson The Delaware Library Association (DLA) proudly supports Senator Sarah McBride, D-Wilmington’s Senate Bill 195, The Digital Citizenship Education Act. The Digital Citizenship Education Act requires the Department of Education to develop and maintain evidence-based…

Watertown-based group advocates teaching children media literacy

[ad_1] 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…

Media Literacy Advances in Illinois

[ad_1] 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…

Introduce digital media education in schools

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

How Media Literacy Can Fight Disinformation

[ad_1] 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…

Karakol American Corner Unveils Media Literacy and Cybersecurity Information Center

[ad_1] 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…

Fostering Media Literacy in the Age of Deepfakes | MIT News

[ad_1] 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…

Committees draft phantom bills requiring social media literacy courses in public schools

[ad_1] With no movement in the House and none for months in the Senate, the future looks bleak for bipartisan legislation requiring Florida public schools to teach social media literacy classes alongside other mandatory programs. There are less than two…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Media Literacy for Justice | News and Press Center

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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,…

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

[ad_1] 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…

A boost for media literacy in Balochistan – The Friday Times

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Global On-Ramp to Media Literacy, the Center for Media Literacy’s new free online media literacy training launches February 2

[ad_1] Evaluating today’s media messages can be complex and the information landscape is changing rapidly. CML’s 90-minute course makes evidence-based media literacy accessible to anyone with internet access, anywhere in the world Press release – February 2, 2022 MALIBU, Calif.,…

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

[ad_1] ‘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 literacy can reduce stereotypes; mass communication research samples lack diversity

[ad_1] 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…

What media education and digital citizenship?

[ad_1] 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,…

Check Your Media Literacy | Coeur d’Alene Press

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Media literacy bill aims to make Delaware students better digital citizens

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Claire Beach: Edmonds School District teacher and media literacy advocate

[ad_1] 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…

Claire Beach: Edmonds School District teacher and media literacy advocate

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Former BBC journalist to host media literacy workshop

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Make a resolution to improve your media literacy

[ad_1] 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…

Make a resolution to improve your media literacy

[ad_1] 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…

Tkachenko summarizes the activity of the Ministry of Culture in 2021

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] “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…

Calls for extensive media education

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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….

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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 United States supports the training of 1,000 young people in a media education project

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

7 in 10 voters support teaching social media literacy in schools

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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%…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Educators form a media education society

[ad_1] 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…

Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | Can Media Literacy Efforts Ensure Information Transparency?

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

UNESCO partner PTCIJ trains young Gambian leaders in media literacy

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Bill requiring social media literacy classes in public schools

[ad_1] 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…

Bill requiring social media literacy classes in public schools

[ad_1] 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…

Bill to require social media literacy classes progresses

[ad_1] 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,…

Media Literacy Working Group: Steering Committee

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Take the time to boost your media literacy | Editorials

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

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

[ad_1] 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…

Welcome to the LGBTQ + language and media education program

[ad_1] 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…

Welcome to the LGBTQ + language and media education program

[ad_1] 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…

Google and PBS launch media literacy program to fight disinformation

[ad_1] 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…

Google and PBS launch media literacy program to fight disinformation

[ad_1] 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). Now, the company has partnered with PBS Student Report Labs (SRL) and other journalism…

Google and PBS launch media literacy program to fight disinformation

[ad_1] 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…

Google and PBS launch media literacy program to fight disinformation

[ad_1] 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…

Google and PBS launch media literacy program to fight disinformation

[ad_1] 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…

Taiwan Steps Up Efforts To Increase Public Media Literacy To Combat Fake News, East Asia News & Top Stories

[ad_1] TAIPEI – A video of Taiwanese Health Minister Chen Shih-chung singing into a microphone at a dinner party drew criticism from internet users and an opposition leader when it began circulating online last Wednesday ( November 10) at night….

Combating disinformation through media literacy

[ad_1] AMID efforts to curb the pandemic with the rollout of vaccines, the World Health Organization has also expressed concern over the misinformation that has taken place online. Called an infodemic, a hanger of “information” and “epidemic,” it usually refers…

Experts push media literacy to ‘disarm’ social media

[ad_1] Efforts to “disarm” social media are already underway, but are still advancing at a slow pace according to communication experts and practitioners. In an online forum hosted by the Philippines Communication Society and the University of the Philippines Internet…

As college newspapers close, student media literacy takes a hit

[ad_1] I recently learned that San Antonio College’s student newspaper, The Ranger, will cease publication in December, a tragedy not only for its staff members and the community college in that city, but as another weakening of the bulwarks for…

Media Literacy Training of Trainers Fellowship Program

[ad_1] Summary UK media education charities are invited to bid for the £ 150,000 Training of Trainers Grant pilot program. This program aims to help media education organizations adapt their teaching materials to teachers working with children with special educational…

Media Literacy in the Online Safety Bill: Sacrificing Citizenship for Resilience?

[ad_1] The UK Online Safety Bill, released by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in May 2021 and currently under the control of a small parliamentary committee, aims to establish a new regulatory framework to combat harmful content…

What Will Illinois Students Learn in Media Literacy Classes?

[ad_1] This summer, Illinois became the first state to require a media education unit for all high school students. Why is this important: Media literacy can help young people to critically examine the information they consume. Researchers in suburban Chicago…

College Newsrooms Should Help Fix Media Literacy

[ad_1] Illinois’ The recently passed law on media literacy in education does not apply to college newsrooms, but college-aged journalists can – and should – contribute to media literacy in communities communities by increasing transparency about our journalistic practices and…

“Media literacy is the key to the fight against violence to which children are exposed”

[ad_1] Tista ‘taqra bil- Malta. The South Korean Dystopian Series Squid game has become Netflix’s most-watched TV series, but there have been growing calls to stop children from watching it to prevent them from emulating its violent challenges. However, seasoned…

Google donates $ 1 million to fund media literacy initiatives in Taiwan

[ad_1] Taipei, Nov. 4 (CNA) US technology company Google Inc. on Thursday donated $ 1 million to the Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) to help fund the centre’s media education initiatives. The million dollars will be disbursed over the next three…

Media literacy helps dispel fake news

[ad_1] A man looks out of his home next to a poster urging the public not to participate in spreading fake news in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Photo: AFP) To combat fake news and other forms of disinformation, the best arsenal is…

Latvia helps organize UN seminar on media literacy / Article

[ad_1] Organized as part of Global Media and Information Literacy Week, it will take place online at 3:00 p.m. Latvian time and will focus on the role of civil society in media literacy under the title: “Empowering Civil Society in…

Google commits $ 1.5 million to expand media literacy in Southeast Asia

[ad_1] Google, through its philanthropic arm Google.org, will contribute $ 1.5 million to the ASEAN Foundation to expand media literacy in the 10 countries that make up the Association of South Asian Nations. Southeast, the company announced at the ASEAN…

Cronkite School celebrates Media Literacy Week

[ad_1] This is Media Literacy Week, an event hosted by the National Association of Media Literacy Education that involves using news, social media, movies, and music to better develop critical thinking skills. We learned more from Kristy Roschke, Executive Director…

Media literacy: keys to interpreting media messages

[ad_1] World Media and Information Week is organized by UNESCO each year in October to review and celebrate progress made towards “Media and Information Literacy for All”. The book Media Literacy: Keys to Interpreting Media Messages authored by Prof. Art…

For American Media Literacy Week, How To Find Trusted Sources, And Other Tips To Become A Savvy News Consumer [editorial] | Our opinion

[ad_1] THE PROBLEM: This is American Media Literacy Week, which is hosted by the National Association for Media Literacy. As the association’s website explains, this week’s mission is to “highlight the power of media literacy and its vital role in…

To fight disinformation on digital platforms, teach media literacy in schools

[ad_1] If you want to share your opinion on a cultural, political or personal topic, create an account here and check out our post to find out more. ____ The recent testimony of the Facebook whistleblower Francis Haugen in the…

MDC Professor Receives National Council of Teachers of English Media Literacy Award

[ad_1] Emilie Sendin Émilie Andréa Sendin, Miami Dade College (MDC) Padrón campus professor of English, literature and creative writing, received the Media Education Award speak National Council of English Teachers (NCTE). The Media Literacy Award is a prestigious national award…

Facebook and AAP Launch “Check The Facts” Media Literacy Initiative

[ad_1] To share Tweeter To share E-mail Facebook Australia is partnering with the Australian Associated Press (AAP) to launch ‘Check the Facts’, a nationwide media literacy campaign in Australia. The national social media education campaign, launched on October 26 and…

The Day aims to build media literacy skills in the Middle East

[ad_1] London, UK: The online learning platform, The Day, is offering a free trial for educators in the Middle East to improve their media literacy skills. This week marks Global Media and Information Literacy Week, and principals can register online…

Facebook Partners With AAP To Launch Media Literacy Campaign Via Momentum

[ad_1] Facebook Australia has partnered with the Australian Associated Press (AAP) to launch “Check the Facts”, a national media literacy campaign in Australia. The national social media education campaign, launched today and running through November 24, aims to educate and…

Does your school district in Rhode Island teach media literacy?

[ad_1] The Boston Globe’s weekly Ocean State Innovators presents a question-and-answer session with Rhode Island innovators who are launching new businesses and nonprofits, conducting groundbreaking research and reshaping the state’s economy. Send tips and suggestions to reporter Alexa Gagosz at…

League of Women Voters Schedules Media Literacy Webinars | Local News

[ad_1] LINCOLN – The League of Voters of Nebraska will present two virtual webinars on media literacy, the journalistic profession and the importance of the First Amendment in November. The first webinar, “Media Literacy in the Age of Disinformation,” will…

Statewide report finds RI students lacking access to media literacy – URI News

[ad_1] KINGSTON, RI – October 25, 2021 – In an age awash with disinformation, toxic social media, and deep political and cultural divisions, students must learn to critically analyze media messages. But not enough Rhode Island students have media education…

Illinois high school students to learn media literacy skills next year

[ad_1] CARTERVILLE, Ill. (KFVS) – Illinois high school students will learn media literacy skills in the classroom starting next school year. Illinois Public Act 102-0055 requires media education for all Illinois public high school students starting in the 2022-2023 school…

Take the time to celebrate Media Literacy Week

[ad_1] October 25-30 is American Media Literacy Week, sponsored by the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE). According to NAMLE, media literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create and act using all forms of communication. In its…

Four questions to ask before Media Literacy Week | Five for the weekend

[ad_1] Good weekend to all.Your plans for next week are likely filled with scary events such as trick-or-treating, Halloween parades and horror movie marathons, but there is another event happening next week that you should be aware of. This year,…

Today’s digital citizens need digital literacy skills

[ad_1] OTTAWA, ON, 22 October 2021 / CNW / – 20 October 2021 – Canadians are spending more time online during the pandemic and this year Media Literacy Week aims to highlight the essential digital literacy skills that today’s digital…

Today’s digital citizens need digital literacy skills

[ad_1] OTTAWA, ON, 22 October 2021 / CNW / – 20 October 2021 – Canadians are spending more time online during the pandemic and this year Media Literacy Week aims to shine a light on the essential digital literacy skills…

Today’s digital citizens need digital literacy skills

[ad_1] “Digital media literacy has become essential now that our lives are even more online,” says Kathryn Ann HillCEO at MediaSmarts. “Media Literacy Week is an opportunity to keep in mind the way we interact with the media – whether…

Cronkite School, Arizona PBS to celebrate Media Literacy Week with outreach events, programs and activities

[ad_1] The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Arizona PBS will join colleges and universities across the country in celebrating American Media Literacy Week starting October 25. Media Literacy Week is an annual event sponsored by the…

Media Literacy Week 2021 – Arizona PBS

[ad_1] PreK – 2nd year Establishing a healthy media relationship with your child: An episode of Daniel Tiger’s neighborhood unfortunately ends on screen. I look at my son, hand him the remote and say, “It’s lunchtime, please turn off the…

Media literacy is essential for Generation Z – The Daily Aztec

[ad_1] In the wake of ex-Facebook employee and federal whistleblower Frances Haugen revelations on social media algorithms on CBS ‘ “60 minutes” and following testimony At the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, the importance of Internet media literacy was…

Media literacy is essential for Generation Z – The Daily Aztec

[ad_1] In the wake of ex-Facebook employee and federal whistleblower Frances Haugen revelations on social media algorithms on CBS ‘ “60 minutes” and following testimony At the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, the importance of Internet media literacy was…

MDC professor receives National Council of Teachers of English media literacy award

[ad_1] Miami, October 19, 2021 – Émilie Andréa Sendin, Miami Dade College (MDC) Padrón campus professor of English, literature and creative writing, received the Media Education Award speak National Council of English Teachers (NCTE). She will receive the award at…

Florida lawmaker proposes adding social media literacy to classroom instruction

[ad_1] Florida lawmaker pushes for social media education Reporting by Josh Cascio TAMPA, Florida. – Florida State Sen. Danny Burgess (R-District 20) wants to give students insight, pushing a new bill that would require schools to teach so-called social media…

5 things you can do for Media Literacy Week – MEDIA LITERACY

[ad_1] This year, ABC Education is celebrating Media Literacy Week with a few questions! In a year where “doing your own research” has entered our popular vocabulary, we’ve got some great activities and resources to help students, teachers, and parents…