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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 require public schools to teach students about social media, its benefits and dangers through instructions …

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. This is why in the legislative session of 2022, the Florida legislature will consider a …

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 Bouygues, Founder and President of the Reboot Foundation, who stresses that media education is a …

Increasingly, misinformation is the source of many divisive arguments and the source of too many disasters. As media becomes increasingly intertwined with what we perceive to be real, every person should take time to strengthen their media literacy and counter misinformation. It is an unfortunate fact that there will always be people who intentionally create …

Avon Lake Community Television (ALC-TV) is an award-winning public television channel. On August 13, the Alliance for Community Media – Central States Region announced the recipients of the 2021 Philo Media Award. Of more than 160 entries submitted by Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky, Avon Lake Community Television won three awards, according to a press …

An Open Letter to Educators: How Can We Help Students Learn to “Read the World” Dear fellow educators, I am an educator with over two decades of English Language Teaching (ELT) experience and a keen interest in media literacy. Recently, while discussing the film Jai Bhim with some educators i suggested discussing it in class …

Oral Roberts University is adding yet another new building to its growing campus. The Tulsa-based university held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday for a new media arts center (MAC), construction scheduled to begin in early December. The MAC will be located on the north side of the campus and will house the music, theater, dance …

Oral Roberts University is adding yet another new building to its growing campus. The Tulsa-based university held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday for a new media arts center (MAC), construction scheduled to begin in early December. The MAC will be located on the north side of the campus and will house the music, theater, dance …

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 on programs designed to strengthen media literacy for students, educators, and the public. Google News …

TAIPEI – A video of Taiwanese Minister of Health Chen Shih-chung singing into a microphone at a dinner drew criticism from netizens and an opposition leader when it began circulating online last Wednesday ( November 10) at night. The chairman of the main opposition Kuomintang party, Eric Chu, has hinted that the minister should step …

I’m supposed to graduate next semester. These words come out like molasses from my mouth every time I say them. Unsurprisingly, given my chronic procrastination and general avoidance of tasks, I’m far from ready for graduation. I’m barely 21 years old. Going to the liquor store seems illegal. My username is always vertical. I don’t …

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. Referred to as an infodemic, a hanger of “information” and “epidemic,” it usually refers to false or misleading information – this time leading to reluctance to vaccinate. In …

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 TV Network, Agents International Public Relations President Alan German revealed how social media like Facebook was …

See + Do Join us for a free screening, red carpet, Q&A with the filmmakers, prizes and live entertainment! Thursday, November 11, 20210 San Diego Media Arts Centerin partnership with AARP, The San Diego Foundation and the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency, Aging and Independence Servicescelebrates the completion of the Emerging Filmmaker …

In a round of appointments that doubles the number of associates at Media Arts Lawyers, the firm has invested in significant growth to represent the increased depth of experience in the music industry and the long-term strategy to expand l talent expertise. Promoted as a partner are senior lawyers Yasmin Naghavi, Marcus Walkom and Rob …

Youji Noh Creative directorTBWA Media Arts LabKorea Youji Noh is one of a handful of female creative directors in Korea. While the traditionally strict hierarchical structure can make it particularly difficult for women to climb the ladder in the Korean advertising industry, it is the best example of what talent and persistence can accomplish when …

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. Chicago suburbs researchers found that teaching information literacy in other classes prompted some students to side-read – or consult another …

Media Arts Lawyers promotes three senior lawyers to the rank of partners. The Melbourne-based entertainment law firm rewards the experienced trio of Yasmin Naghavi (Melbourne), Marcus Walkom (Melbourne) and Rob Glass (Sydney and Auckland) with a promotion, reflecting the firm’s “recent significant growth”, says a communicated. Naghavi leads creative industries and employment law practices at …

The UK Online Safety Bill, published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in May 2021 and currently under the control of a select parliamentary committee, aims to establish a new regulatory framework to tackle harmful content online. Here, LSE Professor Lee Edwards analyzes how media literacy is presented in the Bill and …

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 broadcaster Peppi Azzopardi believes the solution lies in education, not banning Squid Game or other violent content to which children …

The media school will welcome an Afghan journalist Fatema Hosseini at 6:30 p.m. on November 8 at the Franklin Hall Commons and on Zoom as part of its Speaker series. Hosseini, who was a reporter for a major media agency in Afghanistan and a freelance writer for USA Today, fled Kabul to the United States …

Communications student Kimberly Cruz was part of the winning “Al Día” team. Outside of the tough times of the past year, a handful of Cal State Fullerton communications students have found inspiration to create award-winning media projects. The team behind “Al Día”, the Spanish-language newscast produced by CSUF students, won first …

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 Media and Information Education (MIL). Unlike legality, MIL relies directly on user awareness. If other solutions …

Media Education Workshop at St Aloysius PU College, Mangaluru Mangalou: BBC Young Reporter India, a media education program for students launched by BBC News in partnership with Internews and in collaboration with Data LEADS, organized an online workshop for students of St Aloysius PU College. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us how bad disinformation can …