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.
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.
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.
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.
Everything is a Remix creator, Kirby Ferguson has recently dropped an other video explaining how creativity happens in our subconscious mind and the steps we can take to develop new ideas and get creative.
A tranche of news this week from the US election, beef with Facebook, a useful password tool, a new privacy training nonprofit in Brussels and more...
These video interviews with Trump supporters about the conspiracy theories they adhere to is the stuff of media literacy educators nightmares.
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 [...]