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The 12 Main Types of Social Media Content

Social media marketing for your business can be tough: it takes time, not to mention incredible competition. NAOSSOFT is here to make your life easier while making your brand stand out! Keep reading to learn about the main types of…

Media content creators encouraged to adapt new technologies

Content creators were urged to embrace and adapt to new technologies that will allow them to compete in the global marketplace. Principal Secretary of State for the Department of Broadcasting and Telecommunications Esther Koimett said the digital economy is the…

New Indigenous NFT project paving the way for Indigenous digital media content, cultural sharing and fundraising for underfunded Indigenous green projects and new technologies.

Are NFTs a viable means of crowdfunding for Indigenous projects? VANCOUVER, BC, March 11, 2022 /CNW/ – 400 Drums Core Team back row David Fierro, Tamara Goddard, Rian Bevan. Bottom Row Amira Carrier, Morgan Jacko (CNW Group/Four Our Future Indigenous…

New Indigenous NFT project paving the way for Indigenous digital media content, cultural sharing and fundraising for underfunded Indigenous green projects and new technologies.

Are NFTs a viable means of crowdfunding for Indigenous projects? VANCOUVER, BC, March 11, 2022 /CNW/ – Mission statement 400 Drums Core Team back row David Fierro, Tamara Goddard, Rian Bevan. Bottom Row Amira Carrier, Morgan Jacko (CNW Group/Four Our…

Should social media platforms require government ID verification?

On February 25, 2021, the central government brought in new guidelines for social media, guidelines for intermediaries and rules of the Digital Media Code of Ethics, 2021 to protect users’ rights and regulate digital content platforms , online broadcasting and…

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…

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…

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… | 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 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… | 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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Rhode Island Pro Soccer launches social media platforms

The upstart professional soccer club from Rhode Island today announced the launch of its new social media platform, marking another milestone in its development. The club uploaded their Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts this morning, and they are as follows:…

Platforms for Frivolity and Assault on Moral Ethics – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

The “Digital Explosion”, the ever-increasing number of internet users and the desire to achieve the highest number of views and click-through rates by seeking intriguing scoops and mass viewing and thereby maximizing profits, encouraged websites to offer their ‘products’ that…

The second annual SVG Teams Summit will focus on social media content and digital production tools on Thursday, February 3

After a special 2020 and a more normal 2021, the league and sports teams are back in action and looking forward to an even more prosperous 2022. SVG Teams Summit, this virtual event will feature informative panel discussions and case…

Director of Digital Media Content – Axios Charlotte

JazzArts Charlotte, formerly Jazz Arts Initiative, is a Charlotte-based non-profit arts organization committed to connecting the community and developing an audience for jazz through quality education, performance and support for musicians. Established in 2009 by co-founders Lonnie and Ocie Davis,…

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…

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)…

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…

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…

Is the integration of content on social networks legal? The courts do not agree

Does “embedding” an image from a social media post violate copyright? Federal courts are divided, and recent decisions have concluded that embedding social media posts on third-party websites may constitute copyright infringement. The new rulings mark a radical departure from…

Does your school district in Rhode Island teach media literacy?

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 [email protected]….

UN statement calls for transparent moderation of social media content

“Social media companies should ensure that their content moderation rules reflect international human rights standards, including the importance of an inclusive debate on matters of public interest, and make it clear when , how and what measures can be taken…

Today’s digital citizens need digital literacy skills

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 that…

Today’s digital citizens need digital literacy skills

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 citizens…

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

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 National…

Join Rappler’s digital media, technology and society webinar series

In an online landscape saturated with disinformation and with the upcoming Philippine elections in 2022, how can we cultivate a voting population that is media and information literate? With the coronavirus pandemic increasing the use of digital media and the…

Media literacy campaign wins gold

The Arus Academy’s Media Education 4 All (ME4A) program won the Asian Digital Media Award for Best Project in Information Literacy. Launched earlier this year, the program aims to equip educators with the ability to teach media literacy skills to…

ZOO Digital simplifies the globalization of multimedia content with Interra Systems

BATON from Interra Systems accelerates quality and compliance checks for ZOO Digital, including closed captions and closed captions CUPERTINO, California – September 28, 2021 – Interra Systems, a leading provider of quality control, monitoring and content analysis solutions for the…

Students Need More Than Excel to Excel: The Case for Media Literacy Course Requirements

As we begin the 2021-2022 school year, DePaul’s students are once again entering and exiting classrooms and re-acclimating to in-person classes. But even if we make this transition together, it would do us good to think more critically about the…

Jackson State’s Social Media Platforms Ranked Top Among Mississippi Institutions

Posted: Sep 13, 2021 / 3:40 PM CDT / Update: Sep 13, 2021 / 5:45 PM CDT JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) – A national study, published by Rival IQ, has shown that Jackson State University (JSU) engagement in social media ranks…

PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification Academy

Now more than ever, educators need support in digital media literacy skills, both in remote and traditional classroom settings. Ohio Ed Techs join KQED to share PBS Media Literacy Educator certification with educators in this series of professional learning courses….

Poison ivy: common multimedia content

Strident and complicit media – important sections of it – joined the chorus to denounce, if not demonize, India’s largest minority community The Editorial Board | Posted 06.09.21, 02:12 AM The concern expressed by a chamber of the Supreme Court…

Deepfake solution powered by ImageKeeper’s certified multimedia technology

ImageKeeper’s patented technology, Certified Media, is the best way to protect against deepfakes, manipulated photos and fraudulent digital media. LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, UNITED STATES, August 24, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – ImageKeeper LLC today announced that its patented technology, Certified media, is…

You think you know more than you do – Grady Newsource

Essentially, all media today is digital. Therefore, when we talk about digital media education, we really mean media education. If you haven’t developed a strong sense of digital media literacy, you are certainly more likely to fall into misinformation. In…

Pakistan to Establish First-Ever Media Technology University

An educational institution dedicated to the promotion and development of media technology. This is what the government is considering as it plans to establish a media technology university in Pakistan for the first time. As reported by SAMAA, the announcement…

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

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

Lord David Puttnam calls for digital media literacy in new report

‘Chariots of Fire’ producer Lord David Puttnam has called for children to be educated about digital media as part of the Children’s Media Foundation (CMF) new report on the future of children’s television. “The lockdowns and school closures associated with…

Influencer Guide to Advertising on Digital Media Platforms

Social networks have spared no one. With the pandemic hitting the world, the country has seen an increase in the use of digital media platforms, in which content creators have played a central role. To regulate the myriad of advertising…

Tarun Katial and Keertan Adyanthaya launch a new company “Serendipity Media Technology”

Tarun Katial, ex-CEO of Zee5 and Keertan Adyanthaya, ex-head of content and communications for The Walt Disney Company APAC in Hong Kong, came together to launch Serendipity Media Technology, an AI-powered platform that empowers writers, producers and entertainment platforms with…

Tarun Katial and Keertan Adyanthaya Launch New Company, Serendipity Media Technology – India Education | Latest Education News | Global educational news

Mumbai: To fill a void in the media industry, Tarun Katial, ex-CEO of ZEE5 and Keertan Adyanthaya, ex-head of content and communications for The Walt Disney Company APAC in Hong Kong, came together to launch Serendipity Media Technology, a platform…

CiTi’s Digital Media Technology Student Collaborates With The Oswego Health Foundation | Education

MEXICO – A student in the digital media technology class of the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation recently completed the logo design for the Oswego Health Foundation’s “Wellbeing at Work” initiative. Well-being at work was born from the effects…

Judge Vikramjit Sen appointed Chairman of IBF Digital Media Content Regulatory Council

The Indian BroadcastingFoundation (IBF), soon to be renamed the Indian Broadcasting & Digital Foundation (IBDF), the supreme body of broadcasters and OTT operators, today announced the appointment of (retired) Judge Vikramjit Sen as as Chair, along with six other prominent…

IBF Announces Vikramjit Sen as Chairman of the Digital Media Content Regulatory Board, Marketing & Advertising News, AND BrandEquity

The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), soon to be renamed the Indian Broadcasting & Digital Foundation (IBDF), the supreme body of broadcasters and OTT operators, has announced the appointment of (retired) judge Vikramjit Sen as chairman , as well as six…

Judge Vikramjit Sen as head of the Digital Media Content Regulatory Council

The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) on Monday announced the appointment of former Supreme Court Justice Justice Vikramjit Sen as chair of its new self-regulatory body Digital Media Content Regulatory Council (DMCRC). In addition, six other prominent members of the industry…

CiTi Digital Media Technology Student Collaborates With Oswego Health Foundation – Oswego County Today

Emily Hamacher, digital media student at CiTI in Central Square, works on the “Wellbeing at Work” logo for the Oswego Health Foundation. MEXICO, NY – A student in the digital media technology class at the Center for Instruction, Technology &…

A case for critical media literacy

MAY 19 IS Malcolm X’s birthday, and we were prompted by the likely misattribution of a viral quote to Malcolm X to think about memorizing the story. The quote runs (with occasional variations): “When ‘I’ is replaced by ‘we’ disease…

Illinois Senate Committee Approves School “Media Literacy” Mandate | Education

SPRINGFIELD – All Illinois high schools would be required to offer instruction on how to understand and assess news and social media as part of their introductory computer courses under a bill introduced Tuesday by a Senate committee. Senator Karina…

A Post-Pandemic Wish: Teach Every Child Media Literacy Skills

As we celebrate a year since the pandemic turned our lives upside down and brought us into our homes, one of the many remarkable changes that have taken place has been our increased reliance on the internet. In March 2020,…

Two parallel but disconnected paths: building the bridge between media education and citizenship education

Media education and citizenship education are essential in the digital age, but Gianfranco Polizzi, researcher at the University of Birmingham and Marina Cino Pagliarello, lecturer at UCL, argue that in the UK these are two parallel but disconnected tracks, and…

Tech entrepreneur invests £ 27,000 for digital media creators QMU

Scottish entrepreneur George Mackintosh has pledged £ 27,000 to support creators of digital media content at Queen Margaret University (QMU). Mackintosh’s Papple Steading Digital Media Prize aims to support students and recent alumni of the University, by asking them to…

UGA Education Researchers and Nonprofits Tackle Disinformation with Media Literacy | Campus News

Micah Shannon enjoyed her Advanced Placement English course at Clarke Central High School. It made him think critically. Its teacher would present two perspectives on a topic and ask students to analyze the logical flow used by authors to develop…

Digital media content rules: exaggerated?

The rules provide for a three-level oversight mechanism to regulate OTT platforms, social media intermediaries and digital news media, which includes self-regulation, self-regulatory organization (SRO) and oversight mechanism By Saket Shukla The Indian government has introduced the much anticipated 2021…

Government moderation of social media content is legitimate scrutiny: Ajit Mohan

Facebook India chief executive Ajit Mohan said the Indian government’s decision to formulate content moderation rules for social media was a legitimate scrutiny. He also said the social media giant has immense respect for Indian laws. The government had recently…

Funding for English language, STEAM, entrepreneurship and digital media literacy/countering misinformation programs

Funding for English language, STEAM, entrepreneurship and digital media literacy/countering misinformation programs PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONThe U.S. Department of State Embassy in Costa Rica announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program (or project) in one…

India’s New Rules for Facebook, WhatsApp and Other Social Media Platforms Explained in Five Points

Social media platforms in India, like Facebook and its branch of WhatsApp, Google’s YouTube, Twitter and others, are now facing a new set of rules and regulations that will come into effect after mid-May. The Indian government has established rules…

Global consumer spending on multimedia content and technology defies pandemic, grows 6.1% to $ 2.01 million in 2020, fueled by streaming audio and video services, video game software and hardware

PQ Media – Smart data for smarter business decisions. Are you ready? Get the data. The fastest growing consumer media spending category in 2020 was digital audio services, which climbed 40.0% to $ 30.98 billion globally. The growing popularity of…

Modi government tightens grip on social media content – the New Indian Express

Express news service NEW DELHI: The Center on Thursday announced sweeping regulations for social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, online or anticipatory (OTT) streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, and messaging apps like WhatsApp and Telegram to…

Creating Space for Humor in Critical Media Literacy

Digital media are an important tool for expanding access to knowledge and skills. Yet digital content and platforms can also reproduce power structures. From white supremacist Tweets to capable TikTok algorithms, oppressive ideologies are popping up everywhere online. Young people…

Media education in a post-pandemic world

All it took was one international pandemic to finally help integrate media education into the education system. If only we had had a better head start years ago. Those of us in the world of media literacy education and research…

Opinion: College students should consider the importance of media literacy

Social media is a great way to connect with others and access a wide range of viewpoints from different people. However, issues such as the spread of misinformation and increased polarization on social media are issues we know all too…

We need more than media literacy to tackle Covid-19 misinformation

Misinformation runs wild with manipulated stories spreading like wildfire on social media. While misinformation has always been with us, the power with which it spreads across social media platforms is novel. Since the 2016 US election, the appearance of the…

Rappler Launches Digital Media, Technology & Society Webinar Series

In the age of social media, how can we cultivate a society that is media and information literate? With the coronavirus pandemic increasing the use of digital media and the continued spread of disinformation online, dealing with “fake news” requires…

Media literacy is needed more than ever

The Opinion BDN section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute writing or writing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. We are all faced with a lot of things right now. We are living through…

CogBooks learning technology offers free online media literacy course for everyone

“Mediative” features a variety of media types, including videos, drag-and-drop activities, short quizzes, and discussions, and is personalized for each learner using CogBooks adaptive learning technology. The CogBooks Adaptive Learning Platform was the perfect solution to achieve these goals because…

Media literacy should be mandatory for all students, regardless of major – North Texas Daily

In a 2018 study by the US Department of Education, the study showed that 16%, or 31.8 million Americans, did not have “sufficient comfort or skill with technology to use a computer”. In the ever-changing technical landscape in which we…

TikTok is a unique mix of social media platforms – here’s why kids love it

TikTok, a social media platform aimed at young mobile phone users, was the second most downloaded app in the world in 2019. It was the most downloaded app in July 2020. Like a political scientist who studies social media, I…

Teach young people to spot fake news

Not so long ago, the official advice for young people to stay safe online was to never share self-images. “Today children all over the country are posting TikTok videos of themselves dancing in their bedrooms,” jokes Erin Barrett, a sixth…

How to promote media literacy

I was recently asked to respond to a presentation on Australian children’s media literacy at LSE. Shortly after, I participated in a panel discussion on Information Literacy and Disinformation, organized by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS)….

Schools and media literacy are key to the social well-being of refugee adolescents

A quarter of the refugees who entered Europe in 2018 were children, and 40% of them were not accompanied by adults. Credit: Kylo/Unsplash For a refugee teenager starting a new life in Europe, going to school and using digital media…

MDC Partners forms a new network to unite the power of media, technology and data

Michael Bassick and Brad Sims to lead the collaboration group NEW YORK, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — (NASDAQ: MDCA) — MDC Partners Inc. today announced the formation of a new media, technology and data network designed to place addressability at…

How to teach students historical inquiry through media literacy and critical thinking

“I think history lessons are exactly the sort of thing we should be talking about in history class,” Wineburg said. “But rather than teaching them as rules or things set in time or set in amber, these are precisely the…

Three ways the government can strengthen media literacy policy in the UK

Improving the public’s media literacy is often cited as a key solution to the problems posed by the current information crisis, but how to achieve this is less clear. Damian Tambini of LSE outlines here some first steps the government…

Media literacy: what are the challenges and how can we move towards a solution?

As governments seek to tackle various issues in the digital age, media literacy (or digital) is often cited as the solution, in part because it is much less controversial than attempting to regulate the internet. LSE professor Sonia Livingstone, chair…

Google is developing technology for Snapchat-like multimedia content

Google is developing technology to allow publishers to create visual-oriented media content modeled on Snapchat’s “Discover”, people familiar with the situation say, raising the bar in a race between tech giants to dominate broadcasting information on smartphones. Alphabet Inc. GOOG…

Bill would help California schools teach ‘fake news’ and media literacy

Credit: Alison Yin for EdSource Today Credit: Alison Yin for EdSource Today Spurred on by the rise of so-called “fake news” and its impact on the election, a Santa Barbara state senator introduced a bill that would encourage K-12 schools…

“Fake news” and fake tweets raise the stakes for media literacy

Media literacy is suddenly a priority issue for schools, thanks to the recent presidential election, a series of ‘fake news’ reports and new research showing how ill-equipped young people are to assess criticize the information they encounter online and via…