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.
How can we make better progress in developing media literacy in Europe? And what should the European Commission itself be doing?
Developing a critical media education approach to teaching social media: some concluding reflections.
Education policy is increasingly being led by ‘big data’. Yet how valuable and useful is this data? An argument for ‘critical data literacy’.
What is the role of media literacy in the age of digital capitalism? How can media education be combined with media reform? A kind of manifesto.
A proposal currently under consideration by the European Parliament would result in a complete ban on advertising and ‘commercial communications’ targeting children. But what is the logic for such a ban – and what unintended consequences might it have, especially for children’s television?
Media literacy policy seems to have become one of the living dead. It is still contained in statute, but no longer displays any discernible signs of life. So how can we account for the disappearance of media literacy from the world of communications policy?