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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 …

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 …

WHY WOULD VideoOut, an LGBTQ+ non-profit organization, partners with men’s health magazine? For me, the answer is clear. When I was a kid in the 90s, I remember flipping through the glossy pages, learning about myself and how the world viewed masculinity. It was, to say the least, an eye-opening education. But I rarely saw …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) – Peoria Public Schools and Peoria Public Library are kicking off Media Literacy Week with a new program to teach students how to become smarter consumers of media. The library helps students learn about false information circulating on the Internet. This year, Illinois became the first state to require high …

This is Media Literacy Week, an event hosted by the National Association of Media Literacy Education that involves using news, social media, movies, and music to better develop critical thinking skills. We learned more from Kristy Roschke, Executive Director of News Co / Lab at ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism. Media literacy is intended to …

If you want to share your opinion on a cultural, political or personal topic, create an account here and check out our post to find out more. ____ The recent testimony of the Facebook whistleblower Francis Haugen in the US Senate did not reveal much information that most observers of the current disinformation crisis did …

THE PROBLEM: This is America’s Media Literacy Week, which is hosted by the National Association for Media Education. As the association’s website explains, this week’s mission is to “highlight the power of media literacy and its essential role in education across the country”. The theme of the week Every day celebrates one of the five …

London, UK: The online learning platform, The Day, is offering a free trial for educators in the Middle East to improve their media literacy skills. This week marks Global Media and Information Literacy Week, and principals can register online to access all of The Day’s topical content, which includes ready-to-go presentation slides. employment, news articles …

LINCOLN – The League of Voters of Nebraska will present two virtual webinars on media literacy, the journalistic profession and the importance of the First Amendment in November. The first webinar, “Media Literacy in the Age of Disinformation,” will run from noon to 1 pm. November 4. The webinar will focus on how to determine …

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] Most elementary and high school students in Rhode Island do not receive media literacy, according …

Media Literacy Week (MLW) is an annual event promoting digital and media literacy across Canada. Schools, libraries, museums and community groups organize events and activities throughout the week. From October 25 to 29, organizer Media Smarts celebrates each of the first five days of MLW highlighting one of the five media literacy themes – use, …

CARTERVILLE, Ill. (KFVS) – Illinois high school students will learn media literacy skills in the classroom starting next school year. Illinois Public Law 102-0055 requires media education for all Illinois public high school students starting in the 2022-2023 school year. Illinois Media Literacy Coalition co-founders Michael Spikes and Yonty Friesem have created a framework to …

October 25-30 is American Media Literacy Week, sponsored by the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE). According to NAMLE, media literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create and act using all forms of communication. In its simplest terms, media education builds on the foundations of traditional literacy and offers new forms of …

Good weekend to all.Your plans for next week are probably filled with scary events such as trick-or-treating, Halloween parades and horror movie marathons, but there is another event happening next week that you should be aware of. This year, the week of October 25-29 serves National Media Literacy Week. Established in 2014, National Media Literacy …

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 Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) to promote understanding of how to critically appraise information. …

PreK – 2nd year Establishing a healthy media relationship with your child: An episode of Daniel Tiger’s neighborhood unfortunately ends on screen. I look at my son, hand him the remote and say, “It’s lunchtime, please turn off the TV.” We’ll be sure to watch more shows after naps,” followed by an encouraging thumbs up …

In the wake of ex-Facebook employee and federal whistleblower Frances Haugen revelations on social media algorithms on CBS ‘ “60 minutes” and following testimony At the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, the importance of Internet media literacy was emphasized. Company documents presented by Haguen indicate how Facebook knowingly exposes its users to disinformation but …

In the wake of Frances Haugen, former Facebook employee and federal whistleblower revelations on social media algorithms on CBS’ “60 minutes” and later testimony At the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, the importance of Internet media literacy was highlighted. Company documents presented by Haguen indicate how Facebook knowingly exposes its users to misinformation but …

Florida lawmaker pushes for social media education Josh Cascio reports TAMPA, Florida – Florida State Senator Danny Burgess (R-District 20) wants to give students information, proposing a new bill that would require schools to teach so-called social media literacy in classrooms . “The classroom is vitally important, especially in the world of social media where …

Miami, October 19, 2021 – Émilie Andréa Sendin, Miami Dade College (MDC) Padrón campus professor of English, literature and creative writing, received the Media Education Award speak National Council of English Teachers (NCTE). She will receive the award at a virtual ceremony on Thursday, October 21. The Media Literacy Award is a prestigious national award …

This year, the Remote Media Literacy Project has expanded to provide the most remote students in the country with the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to become media literate citizens. Grants received from the Judith Neilson Institute have helped students and teachers in remote, remote and far-flung areas participate in a …

(NEXSTAR) – Lawmakers’ worthy misunderstanding of a popular social media term went viral earlier this month – providing fodder for comedians online and sending teens scrambling to clean up their finstas before their parents did not learn of the existence of their “fake” Instagram accounts. Americans agree misinformation is a problem, poll finds The awkward …

Arus Academy’s Media Education 4 All (ME4A) program won the Asian Digital Media Award for Best Information Education Project. Launched earlier this year, the program aims to equip educators with the ability to teach media literacy skills to students across the country. To achieve this, the academy worked with 15 specially selected Malaysian educators and …

LEXINGTON, Ky. (September 29, 2021) – How do Hollywood clichés perpetuate the status quo? Erika Engstrom, media content expert and director of the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information, explores this question in her new book “Gramsci and Media Literacy: Critically Thinking about TV and the …

Imagine a media-literate America – a place where the daily norm would be to check out facts, polarizing memes, Facebook and Twitter posts, and other sources of misinformation. Imagine Americans using our remotes to pause cable news on their TV screens to think: is that true? Forget about the superpowers of reading minds, flying, or …

As we begin the 2021-22 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 world we lived in during the last year of the pandemic – the world of …

Illinois high schools will need offer a media literacy course in 2022. It is the first state to require these classes to be taught, but some schools are already teaching the skills in all classes. Naperville’s Neuqua Valley High School has been working with media education researchers and experts from the Stanford History Education Group …

Now more than ever, educators need support in digital media literacy skills, both in remote and traditional classroom settings. The Ohio Ed Techs join KQED to share the PBS Media Literacy Educator certification with educators in this series of professional learning courses. Classes are open to all Ohio educators, including K-12 teachers, librarians, TOSAs, and …

File photo shows commuters walking past an advertisement discouraging the spread of fake news at a Kuala Lumpur train station on March 28, 2018. – Photo Reuters KUALA LUMPUR, September 3 – More than 1,200 educators across the country have joined the Media Education Academy (MEA) media literacy program in an effort to combat disinformation …

Amid a new era of widespread disinformation about elections, the COVID-19 pandemic, and vaccines, some states are backing down: Illinois recently passed a law require secondary schools to teach media literacy. While many schools across the state and nation teach media literacy in one way or another, Illinois is the first State of the nation …

The media landscape has changed dramatically so far in the 21st century. We can access information in ways we never imagined until just 20 years ago. It was enough of a challenge for those who found it difficult to get used to the World Wide Web when it disrupted lives. Imagine the challenge of learning …

Approved on July 9 by Governor JB Pritzker, House Bill 234 will require all public high schools in Illinois to include media education in their curriculum during the 2022-2023 school year. With this bill, Illinois becomes the first state to require media education in public high schools. Musonda Kapatamoyo, chairman of the mass communications department, …

How many hours do you interact with the media each day? It may be more than you think. It’s one thing to surf the Internet. It’s another to watch a favorite TV show or put on those noise canceling headphones and listen to your favorite music while working. Or, maybe you’ve borrowed an armful of …

Social media can be a difficult and hostile place. (Photo CNS / Sebastiao Moreira, EPA) WASHINGTON – How many hours do you interact with the media each day? It may be more than you think. It’s one thing to surf the Internet. It’s another to watch a favorite TV show or put on those noise …

A manual launched last month by the Out of The Box Media Literacy Initiative (OOTB) aims to help teachers educate young people about media literacy in time for the 2022 election. Photo courtesy of the OOTB Literacy Initiative MANILA – A non-governmental organization has launched a manual that aims to help teachers educate young people …

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 general, people who are not very proficient in media are not aware of this fact. …

Last month, the National Association for Media Education (NAMLE) introduced its annual conference announcing: “Media literacy has many links with social justice; in fact, many would say that media literacy is social justice. ”How could this be the case? Through“ critical media literacy, ”which NAMLE defines as a tool for understanding“ the relations between media, …

Stephen Dunn / AP In this photo from December 20, 2017, Ariana Mamudi, 14, a freshman in the digital college student class at Brookfield, Connecticut, searches for information about cyberbullying. The required class teaches media literacy skills and has students examine online news sources. Sunday August 15, 2021 | 2 a.m Illinois became the first …

This summer, the state of Illinois became the first to require a media literacy class for all high school students. It’s a big step forward, and Texas should be next. Our nation is facing a crisis of disinformation. While pandemic doomscrolling has not demonstrated this clearly enough, there is empirical evidence as well. A 2019 …

The English Language Regional Office (RELO) of the U.S. Embassy in Nur-Sultan is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the design and implementation of the Advancing English for Education project. to the media in Kazakhstan. This twelve-month program will provide media and anti-disinformation training in English to a Kazakh audience using the Open-to-All …

From Texas Standard: As the delta variant of COVID-19 sweeps the country, cases and hospitalizations are on the rise, especially in places with relatively low vaccination rates. And there’s a real and growing concern that the misinformation flourishing in some of these places is having a direct effect on people’s healthcare decisions. But one tool …

(TNS) – In an age dominated by social media and massive amounts of information and misinformation, the state of Colorado will soon help schools teach kindergarten through high school students how to distinguish fact from fiction. The Colorado General Assembly passed a bill in the spring requiring the state Department of Education to establish and …

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 Lamboley, from Unit 5, said the district is currently teaching some basic principles that students …

Over the past two years, students have been inundated with an almost constant stream of news and headlines about politics, racial and social unrest, the pandemic, and more. Even more essential is helping students develop enlightened media literacy skills. Students should understand how to recognize reliable news and how to identify high quality, credible journalism. …

The state of Illinois will require high schools to teach media literacy starting in fall 2022. Educators at the Illinois State University School of Communication will closely monitor the State Board of Education’s requirements for a media literacy program. Illinois State UniversitySteve Hunt of the ISU School of Communication. Steve Hunt, ISU School of Communication …

(The Center Square) – Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation which amends the state school code to include a media education unit. State Representative Elizabeth Hernandez, a Democrat, filed the invoice. Some Republicans opposed the bill, fearing it would lead school boards to choose reputable media. Bill 234 requires school districts to add media education instruction. …

The UK government has released a strategy to help young people spot disinformation online, part of a larger effort to improve media literacy and make the internet a safer place for children. The strategy [PDF] will involve training teachers, library staff, youth workers and caregivers to help young people detect misinformation, including how to critically …

SPRINGFIELD – Public high schools in Illinois will soon be required to teach students how to access and rate various types of information and social media they see online and elsewhere as part of their regular curriculum. This was among the 53 bills that Governor JB Pritzker signed on Friday, July 9, bringing the total …

Governor JB Pritzker speaks at an event in Springfield earlier this year. On Friday, he signed another 53 bills, bringing the total number of signed bills to 97 for the current General Assembly out of more than 600 that have been passed by the General Assembly. (Capitol News Illinois file photo) …

The UK government recently issued a online security bill, which, according to her, keeps her commitment “to make the UK the safest place in the world to be online while defending freedom of expression. Ahead of our LSE Briefing Thursday July 8, Professor Sonia Livingstone reflects on the position of media education in the bill. …

NEW BERLIN, WI – A teacher in New Berlin last month earned a national certification to teach students how to think critically about the media they consume every day. Jaclyn Jecha, a social science teacher at New Berlin West Middle and High School, achieved PBS Media Literacy Educator certification in June. The certification recognized educators …

WSKG is recruiting educators for a local cohort of PBS Media Literacy Academy. This group of educators will work with WSKG Education staff to work on PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification. The aim of the WSKG Media Literacy Academy is to provide support and training with media literacy skills and multimedia content creation, connect with …

Educators, parents, community members who participate in the surveywill be inscribed in the design for iPad Mini KINGSTON, RI – June 15, 2021 – Screen time during the pandemic has increased for almost everyone. What effects could this increase have caused to ourselves and to our children? Are there ways to mitigate the negative effects …

The US intelligence community released a report in March detailing how the Iranian and Russian governments orchestrated digital attacks on US social media platforms to influence the 2020 election. According to the report, they did this by bombarding Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with fake profiles, bots and armies of trolls who would engage directly with …

MILTON – In the age of smartphones and social media, messages come from all sides at once. David Green strives to give young people the tools to sift through the jumble of messages they receive every day to find out the truth. The Canton Avenue resident is the volunteer program director of Media Literacy Now, …

What is media education for students? Media literacy is the ability to understand the validity and intent of a medium. The term can be applied to any form of media with which students interact. This includes images in lessons and class projects, educational videos, texts, and other resources. This also applies to media outside the …

State Senator Robert Peters, D-Chicago, is pictured in a file photo during a virtual committee hearing earlier this year. He is the Senate sponsor of a bill decriminalizing HIV transmission, which passed Tuesday in the Senate. (Credit: Blueroomstream.com) Tuesday 25 May 2021 11 more states decriminalized HIV By SARAH MANSUR & JERRY NOWICKICapitol News [email protected]

State Representative Elizabeth Hernandez, a Democrat, filed a new invoice which would change the state school code and include a media literacy unit in the computer literacy curriculum for public high school students. House Bill 234 would require school districts to add media literacy instruction to the computer literacy curriculum. State Sen. Karina Villa, Democrat …

Friday’s article by Trudy Rubin (“Future of America’s Media Threatened by Outright Lies,” May 7) underscores the reality of how irresponsible media shapes our world and our culture. What we have seen over the past few years is blatant deception. Rubin is right that the current media landscape is a threat to democracy. That’s why …

Senator Karina Villa, D-West Chicago, introduces a bill requiring schools to teach media literacy in a virtual committee hearing on Tuesday. (Credit: Blueroomstream.com) Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Work continues on the bill limiting the use of isolation and physical restraint By PETER HANCOCKCapitol News [email protected] SPRINGFIELD – All Illinois high schools would be required to …

SPRINGFIELD — All high schools in Illinois would be required to offer instruction on how to understand and evaluate news and social media as part of their introductory computer classes under a bill that was introduced to a Senate committee on Tuesday. Sen. Karina Villa, D-West Chicago, argued before the Senate Education Committee that the …

As partisanship continues to create a deep ideological chasm in the United States, an informed population may be the only way to bridge the divides. According to the politically neutral nonprofit Media Literacy Now (MLN), the idea of ​​media literacy is crucial given that “… children live in a 24/7 powerful media world. 7 …[along …

Colorado Senate May 3 passed a much-debated bill to provide media education to K-12 schools across the state. The legislation comes as states across the country attempt to make media education part of the school curriculum to teach students to think critically when consuming media, to ask where the information is coming from. and to …

As partisanship continues to create a deep ideological chasm in the United States, an informed population may be the only way to bridge the divisions. According to Media Literacy Now (MLN), a politically neutral non-profit organization, the idea of ​​media literacy is crucial given that “…children live in a world of powerful 24/7 media. …[along …

In March, the Los Angeles Unified School District School Board unanimously passed a resolution calling for critical media literacy learning from elementary to high school. The decision, led by LAUSD Board member Jackie Goldberg and supported by UCLA Teacher Education Program speaker Jeff Share, signals recognition in education of the need to teach to provide …

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. As of March 2020, global internet traffic increased between 15-30 percent within days, fueled by the transformation of …

As we mark one year since the pandemic turned our lives upside down and ushered us into our homes, one of the many remarkable changes that has taken place has been our increased reliance on the internet. In March 2020, global Internet traffic increased by 15-30% in a matter of days, fueled by the transformation …

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 that urgent action is needed to bridge the two as part of a more comprehensive …

HICKSVILLE, NY — A group of educators want all New York State public school students to receive a formal education in an area they believe is highly overlooked and crucial in children’s lives: media literacy . A group called Media Literacy Now is pushing for statewide legislation that will introduce formal education, resources, and professional …

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 their points. “At least for me, that was a big part of my education, but …

MARBLEHEAD, MA – A hotly contested election, a global scourge and the effects of this year-round scourge are causing students across the country to spend much more time alone on their computers and much less time surrounded by people with different opinions combined to make a growing concern a critic for media literacy advocates over …

Get the latest news from Syracuse delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. Six members of the Syracuse University chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America wanted middle school students to learn more about media literacy. So they created a Canva presentation. On slide 22, public relations majors introduced their …

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After an eight-day delay, House lawmakers spent two more hours on Friday on a media literacy bill that Republicans say will provide one-sided, left-leaning views on the media. House Bill 21-1103 would implement the recommendations of an advisory committee, formed under HB 19-1110, that proposed standards for a media literacy curriculum for public schools. Co-sponsored …

In this MarketScale TV interview, Todd Brekhus, Chief Product Officer for the edtech solution Renaissancejoins Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin for a discussion on the importance of media literacy in today’s education landscape and how solutions like Renaissance are working to make it an integral part of the curriculum. kindergarten to 12th grade. “A lack …

On Thursday, the Colorado House had just a few bills to debate at second reading, but the morning was devoted to just one: Bill 21-1103, intended to implement the recommendations of a 2019 media literacy report. The bill succeeds Bill 19-1110, which required the Colorado Department of Education to convene a committee to make recommendations …

I’m not the most perfect parent, but imagine I’m like a lot of them in the digital age. When I hear children and misinformation mentioned in the same breath, I get anxious wondering how the internet might be influencing them. The problem isn’t that you haven’t used proper parental controls on the computer they’re using. …

Nearly 50 years after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a method of student group free speech and a broader interpretation of the First Amendment in Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District , California lawmakers have agreed to implement media literacy to support students. ‘ freedom of expression against the growing threats …