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

INFOGRAPHIC: The EAVI Guide to Privacy and Tracking

Tracking is an inconvenient truth and so is looking after our own security online. It can be unsettling knowing that advertisers are following our every move in order to serve us ads while we navigate the web. Our guide shows you how online tracking works and a few tweaks and recommendations for limiting the amount that you are tracked online and increasing your privacy.

VIDEO: #brusselslockdown – How Photography Can Be Used to Manipulate Reality

In this video from Belgian photographer, Jimmy Kets, he demonstrates the ways in which photographers can choose to manipulate reality in order to dramatise and sensationalise.

By | 2017-02-21T18:15:20+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Article, Digital Literacy, Media Literacy, video|0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Ad Blocking Explained

EAVI recently attended conferences at the European Parliament to discuss 'Diversity in Media and Culture versus Convergence' and 'An Alternative Media Landscape for Europe.' Amongst discussion of disturbing trends; the concentration of media ownership in Europe and government interference on press freedoms in Hungary, Poland, and Turkey, there was also much talk about what can [...]

By | 2017-02-21T18:15:20+00:00 April 26th, 2016|Article, Digital Literacy|Comments Off on The Pros and Cons of Ad Blocking Explained