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It’s Media Literacy Week, so we’re dedicating today’s Student Opinion prompt and our Lesson for the Day to the role of misinformation, disinformation, and fake news in our society. Do you consider yourself a savvy news consumer? And what about your friends? Is your generation good at distinguishing trustworthy from untrustworthy information on the internet? …

October 26, 2020 Jessie Nixon According common sense media, teens were spending an average of nine hours a day online even before COVID and the start of our mostly virtual world. Even as adults, our time online has increased dramatically over the past few months. No wonder I receive emails daily offering discounts on blue …

education GH Media School graduated 151 students at its seventh graduation ceremony held in Accra.The theme of the ceremony was “The Role of Trained Media Professionals in Peaceful Elections”. Dr Kofi Osei Kusi, Chancellor of GH Media, said the institution focuses on skills development and helping young people acquire skills that will enable them to …

Being an informed contributor to American democratic practices and principles requires strong media literacy skills. Without them, even the most civic-minded will struggle to assess and interpret the mass of information available in the world. Jeff Knutson, Common Sense Educational Content Strategist and Senior Producer, recognizes how difficult it is for students to negotiate media. …

Click to enlarge Founded in Cleveland, Ohio by Jillian Wolstein, HELP’s mission is “to provide hope, education, love and protection to those facing seemingly insurmountable circumstances through injustice and human challenges.” HELP also owns and operates Flats East Bank’s Truman’s 216 restaurant. All proceeds from Truman’s 216 go to helping those in need, and the …

The ImagineNative Indigenous Film and Media Arts Festival goes live this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there is still much to be hoped for starting on Tuesday, the festival’s artistic director said. “The movie is really great in the sense that it’s quite adaptable, so we have a really good on-demand platform for …

The BDN Opinion section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to the writing or editing of articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. We are all dealing with a lot of things right now. We are going through health and economic crises. Many of us are learning and working from …

Press release Mangaluru, October 19: Offering both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in mass communication and journalism, the Nitte Institute of Communication, established in 2012, is a constituent college of Nitte (reputed to be a university). The only media school of its kind in Mangaluru, the program is a mixture of theory and practice, …