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Category Archives: social media
Two recent reports cast further light on young people’s increasing disengagement from mainstream news media.
Citizenship and media education in contested times: an interview with Shakuntala Banaji
In the second of two posts looking at citizenship and media education, this is an interview with one of the most interesting thinkers and researchers in this area, Professor Shakuntala Banaji.
What are children’s media rights?
Three decades on from the UN Convention, what does it mean to talk about children’s rights in relation to media?
How much trust in media do we need?
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?
Beyond ‘fake news’: disinformation and digital literacy
What does the new UK government report on fake news and disinformation have to say about ‘digital literacy’?
Teaching social media 5: reflections
Developing a critical media education approach to teaching social media: some concluding reflections.
Teaching social media 4: audiences
A critical media education approach: using the concept of audiences to teach about social media.
Teaching social media 3: representation
A critical media education approach: using the concept of representation to teach about social media.
Teaching social media 2: media language
A critical media education approach: using the concept of media language to teach about social media.