Media literacy

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 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…