In the face of ‘fake news’ and disinformation, people’s trust in media seems to be declining. But do we need to have more trust in media, or less?
What does the new UK government report on fake news and disinformation have to say about ‘digital literacy’?
How can youth media production promote civic and political understanding and activism? A review and an interview with Steve Goodman.
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.