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Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics: A Data Literacy Primer

It has become remarkably simple to create a valid-looking website, which to the unassuming eye resembles an official, big-name news outlet. But as if verifying text content wasn't hard enough, seductive visualisations; graphs, charts, and maps, made with free tools found anywhere on the internet, can make fact checking even harder.

By | 2017-03-15T17:52:53+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Article, Media Literacy|0 Comments

Trailer – Imprint Media Messages: The Migrant and Refugee Crisis as Excellent Field of Agenda Setting | #MyStory

From director Laszlo Hartai and the Hungarian Moving Image and Media Education Association, we welcome this documentary as part of the #MyStory: Media, Migrants & Refugees project co-funded by the EU Europe for Citizens Programme and coordinated by the European Association for Viewers Interests - EAVI.

By | 2017-03-05T21:31:32+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Article, Documentary, Projects, video|0 Comments

Privacytopia Binary Art Exhibition Jan 13 – 29, Brussels

Privacytopia Binary is an exhibition and side event of the upcoming 10th International Computers, Privacy and Data Protection conference in Brussels on 25th - 27th January.Running from Jan 13 - 29, Privacytopia is organised by Privacy Salon and artist, curator and researcher Bogomir Doringer, whom we recently spoke to ahead of the opening, as well as duo The Museum who are presenting as part of the exhibition.

By | 2017-03-05T01:39:38+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Article, Interview, Privacy, Surveillance|0 Comments

Facebook’s Fake News Problem and What You Can Do to Stop It

Post-truth was named word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries last week as the scramble to understand what exactly happened in the US election was well underway. One argument being forwarded is that the proliferation of fake news on Facebook may have influenced the result.

My First Training: Media Literacy, Critical Thinking & Propaganda – ‘Lead On’ Youth Exchange, Canary Islands

EAVI's Luc Steinberg recently lead an Erasmus+ youth exchange in the Canary Islands to give training on media literacy, propaganda and critical thinking.

By | 2017-02-21T18:15:18+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Article, Media Literacy, Propaganda, Training|0 Comments

VIDEO: Trump Supporters’ Conspiracy Theories Shows Need for Media Literacy

These video interviews with Trump supporters about the conspiracy theories they adhere to is the stuff of media literacy educators nightmares.

By | 2017-02-21T18:15:18+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Article, Conspiracy Theories, Media Literacy, video|0 Comments

One More Thing: The EAVI Weekly Media Literacy Digest #2

A brief summary of some of the things that have happened or have been discussed during the week regarding media literacy and media in general in Europe and elsewhere. 1. Contrast between September covers of Girls' Life and Boys' Life The covers of the September issues of Boys' Life and Girls' Life magazines present quite a disparity between what [...]

By | 2017-02-21T18:15:19+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Article, Digital Literacy, Media Literacy, Weekly Digest|0 Comments