How can we – and should we – regulate the digital media landscape? And what role might education have to play? Some current issues for media students and their teachers.
New software can be used to falsify moving images and create a new kind of ‘fake news’ on video. What are the implications for media literacy?
Hall and Whannel’s book is a landmark in the history of media education in the UK. But something’s missing from the republished edition: it’s education!
Is it really enough for students to be ‘critical’ of media? Some thoughts about the continuing need for critical thinking – and critical action – in media education.
A proposal to extend the ban on TV junk food advertising isn’t supported by the evidence – and it could cause collateral damage.
Recent controversies about a cute cartoon character are part of a longer history of adults’ responses to media for very young children.
How can we make better progress in developing media literacy in Europe? And what should the European Commission itself be doing?