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.
Developing a critical media education approach to teaching social media: some concluding reflections.
A critical media education approach: using the concept of representation to teach about social media.
A critical media education approach: using the concept of media language to teach about social media.
A critical media education approach: using the concept of production (a.k.a. institutions or industry) to teach about social media.
How should educators respond to the opportunities and challenges posed by social media? Why we need to look beyond educational technology, and develop a critical media education approach.
With only a couple of specifications awaiting final approval, the government’s reform of the examination system in England and Wales has now almost concluded. So where do the reforms leave Media Studies?
In the wake of the Brexit referendum campaign, the victory of Donald Trump, and the attacks on the Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, many have argued that we are entering a ‘post-truth’ era. In this context, is bias still a useful and meaningful concept in media literacy education? And if so, how should we teach it?