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Disinformation is constantly changing. Disinformation adapts, evolves, and is based on new premises. Those tackling disinformation respond to this. The result has been the emergence of what we describe in DROG as the five generations of interventions, each of which sees a different problem, carries out its own analysis of the problem, and comes up with its own interventions. The five generations each represent a thematic approach of governments and semi-governments at a given time. The generations can be used by combatants of disinformation as an expanding menu of choices by asking themselves:...
What is evaluation, and why should charities and other organisations running projects focused on media literacy, care about it?
This question lies at the heart of the Evaluation Toolkit, the latest publication from the Making Sense of Media (MSOM) team at the UK’s communications regulator, Ofcom.
The toolkit – a series of how-to guides for planning and carrying out an evaluation of a media literacy intervention – is an important element of Ofcom’s programme of work supporting the media literacy sector in the UK to do the work they know best – helping people lead safer and savvier lives online.
codetekt is a non-profit association that develops strategies and solutions against misinformation in online articles, news from social media or messenger apps. codetekt has developed a community-based platform, will offer digital education from March 2023 and is committed to fighting misinformation across borders in the German-speaking world.
Mis and disinformation are omnipresent and its spread is becoming more and more intense, among other things due to digitalization. Every day we receive a flood of information that we want and should filter out for trustworthy, valid information and fake, ...
Media literacy skills, knowledge and confidence are fundamental in being able to navigate our fast-paced digital world. Young people need to be inspired and supported to engage with the news and media they consume, understand how it is produced and develop the critical analysis skills to recognise mis and disinformation.
For 20 years, our award winning news and media literacy programmes Behind the Headlines (for young people aged 11-25) and NewsWise (for children aged 7-11) have been addressing this need by delivering innovative workshops, resources and training rooted in journalism production,...