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Is ‘data literacy’ a useful response to the datafication of contemporary life – not least of education itself? It all depends, not only on how it’s defined but also on how it is practically implemented.
The UK government is developing new policies on media literacy. But what does it mean by media literacy – and where is education in its plans?
The Disney Corporation is putting advisory messages about racial stereotyping on some of its historical films and TV shows. How should we deal with problematic representations from the past?
Revisiting three key texts from sixty years ago: what do they have to say to us today?
Three decades on from the UN Convention, what does it mean to talk about children’s rights in relation to media?
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?
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?