The report, issued in February 2018 by Data & Society, addresses the “fake news” problem by evaluating the successes and failures of recent media literacy efforts.
The object of the Handbook is to offer families, educators and policy-makers sufficient technical know-how to allow them to navigate, with young people, through communication technology.
The Media and Information Literacy Guidebook by Deutsche Welle supplies MIL trainers with background information, training ideas, methods and worksheets. Download the guidebook here.
In this factsheet, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism provides top-level usage statistics for the most popular sites that independent fact-checkers and other observers have identified as publishers of false news and online disinformation. The focus is on two European countries: France and Italy.
The debate on the rise and spread of hate speech has become more and more lively during the last few years, combining with other debates concerning the “post-truth era” and the rise of populism. But what do we mean exactly by “hate speech”? Is it really a phenomenon on the rise, especially because of the Internet and social networks? And what are the most effective strategies to counter it?
This report by Nic Newman, published by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, looks ahead at the trends in media and technology that will shape the news industry in 2018.
Michael Robb, Research Director with Common Sense Media shares helpful tips and advice on how to help kids thrive in a world of media and technology, all while staying safe online.
Apart from providing teachers with tools to tackle fake news in the classroom and beyond, this course intends to offer teachers essential knowledge, tips and tools to handle a wide range of issues such as online abuse, cyberbullying, sextortion, establishing positive online relationships, the impact of technology on health and well-being and, above all, hate speech and radicalisation.
Public Data Lab and First Draft collaborated to develop a free, open-access guide to help students, journalists and researchers investigate misleading and viral content, memes and trolling practices online.