A team at the Pew Research Center conducted a public opinion survey in eight countries of Western Europe about trust in news media in relation to how people place themselves on a left/right and on a populist/non-populist axis. Attention was also given to how people use social media as a source for news. (Published in May 2018)
Did you know that...When you do anything online you leave a trail of data behind? This trail of data composes your digital footprint, and together with other organisations, EAVI has launched a survey on citizens' awareness of their digital footprint.
The lesson plans – developed by MediaSmarts, a not-for-profit organization that promotes digital and media literacy – are designed to help educators teach their students about their privacy rights, and to navigate the complex digital environment safely and responsibly.
Only 2% of children and young people in the UK have the critical literacy skills they need to tell if a news story is real or fake, according to a report from the Commission on Fake News and the Teaching of Critical Literacy Skills in Schools.
€160 million will fund SMEs and other organisations working in the cultural and creative sectors. The funding will also be used to promote a free, diverse and pluralistic media environment, and to support qualitative journalism and media literacy.
In order to prepare children and young people for the digital world of tomorrow, TechSoup Europe, TechTrust and SAP are funding digital and coding events of all kinds during the EU Code Week from October 6 to 21, 2018.
This six-day institute focuses on how literacy is changing as a result of emerging media and technologies. The event considers the implications of this cultural and technological shift for teaching and learning.
A steady stream of surveys, reports, and barometers continues to confirm what many experience on a daily basis: public trust in news media is on a notable decline worldwide. A number of organizations have launched efforts to restore citizen trust in news content.
While attention remains on the more public social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, private, “dark social” messengers may be all the more to blame for the viral spread of disinformation, which is nearly impossible to track or counter once it is being circulated.