In this selection of articles, specialists bring their insights and perspectives to the role of media literacy in the digital age.
Special Focus: Is Media Literacy a Prerequisite in the Digital Age?
What exactly is media literacy and how should it be taught most effectively? How can media literacy be used to nurture digital citizenship? How can young media consumers become creative innovators? In this selection of articles, specialists in this field bring their own insights and perspectives to the role of media literacy in the digital age.
Media Literacy’s Pivotal Role in a Disinformation Society
Ms Eva Van Passel
Media Programme Manager, Evens Foundation
Why is Media Education Critical in Today’s Attention Economy?
Mr. Paolo Celot
Secretary General, European Association for Viewers Interests (EAVI)
What is Media Literacy and How Should We Teach it?
Ms Tessa Jolls
President and CEO, Center for Media Literacy
Preparing African Youth for a Post-Truth World
Mr. Chido Onumah
Coordinator, African Centre for Media & Information Literacy
Diverse Discourse, Limited Action: Media Literacy in East Asia
Dr. Tzu-bin Lin
Associate professor, National Taiwan Normal University
Media Literacy: A Key to Digital Citizenship
Dr. Lesley Farmer
Professor, California State University Long Beach