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A bipartisan bill requiring New Jersey schools to teach students how to spot misinformation and other media literacy skills is heading to Governor Phil Murphy’s desk after winning unanimous Senate approval this week. The law projectwhich cleared the Assembly by wide margins last month, would require the state to create a set of information learning …

In line with government efforts at all levels to curb the spread of fake news, the Abuja Film Village (AFV) has launched its Films in Education Media Literacy campaign and is training secondary school students to champion the initiative. The event held on Monday at Government Secondary School, Garki, Zone 10, Abuja, was organized in …

Posted: November 16, 2022 Photo by Toa Heftiba via Unsplash Media literacy and discernment: how to protect children in the digital age? By the Movieguide® team Major social media companies like Twitter, Facebook and TikTok continue to raise red flags for parents, teachers and now even affected state lawmakers who say the platforms endanger the …

A participant from the Sioux Lookout area came to the program and went on to make an amazing video which was shown in Ottawa as part of a festival A steady stream of parents and children attended the official launch of the DGTL Digital Creator North program on Saturday. The project is run by the …

Diablo Valley College hosted Dr. Allison Butler on October 20 for “Building Media Literacy in Higher Education,” a critical media literacy workshop held both virtually and on campus. The event was organized by DVC’s Journalism Department, Social Sciences Focus Area and Project Censored. “We learn so much about our world through the media,” Butler said …

A joint forum on media education was organized by UNESCO in Cambodia in collaboration with the Department of Media and Communication of the Royal University of Phnom Penh on 4 November. PHOTO PROVIDED Media literacy refers to the ability to think objectively about information that a person comes into contact with through general media and, …

USC’s filmmaking community will come together Friday night to fight the climate crisis through visual storytelling. Aiming to demonstrate the need for sustainability, the Environmental Film and Media Arts Festival is set to feature short films made by students at the School of Cinematic Arts. In addition to the screening of 11 short films, the …

NEW YORK — St. Demetrios High School 11th graders Frida Kasimis and Kaliopi Tsiros, along with 12th grader Antonia Kouridakis, were invited to visit Twitter’s New York headquarters and participate in conversations with journalists, educators and their own peers on the topics of school culture, anti-bullying and respect for fundamental rights on October 24 as …

Stealth advertising – marketing that is indistinguishable from other content – is a growing problem for children and teens that is attracting the attention of federal regulators. This is a big reason why schools should also pay more attention to the problem. According to Girard Kelly, director of Common Sense Media’s privacy program, they should …