Mass media

Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Assessment Framework: Country Readiness and Competencies (2013)

This document describes the framework developed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to assess the readiness of countries to help their citizens achieve media and information literacy (MIL).

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2014-02-26

Media literacy for children in the internet age (2008)

Lessons in Learning – January 10, 2008

While new media can promote learning, it can also expose children to danger, including inappropriate sexual content and online bullying. Media literacy, for both parents and children, is vital for understanding new media and for ensuring that children’s exposure to the digital world is safe and enjoyable.

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2012-09-04

Mixed Messages: How to choose among conflicting information to support healthy development in young children (2008)

Lessons in Learning – May 29, 2008

Today’s parents are faced with a bewildering amount of information on how to promote the health of their young children. Often, the messages they receive are contradictory, the authors of this paper point out. For instance, messages about safety may conflict with advice on promoting vigorous outdoor activity.

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2012-07-27

Social Media Guidelines (2011)

This document offers guidelines for using social media like Facebook and Twitter responsibly and effectively to get a message out.

The authors discuss issues of privacy, confidentiality and transparency when using social media and offer tips for making the message interesting and memorable.

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2011-04-29

Working with the Media (2003)

This document is part of the Community Capacity Building Toolkit developed by the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick.

For many, working with the media is a mystery. You want your story to be heard, but you are not quite sure how to go about it. Presented here are ideas and tips for working with the media. Included is a list of New Brunswick newspapers and contact information.

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2005-01-31

Connecting Research With Policy (2004)

This document provides a summary of a research project which investigated adult literacy learning from two perspectives: an insider view of the informal learning practices of adult literacy learners; and the point of view from the mainstream media. Key findings of the research are outlined, accompanied by a possible range of policy implications at the local, provincial, and federal level.

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2004-01-01

Media Analysis Report of Adult Literacy (2004)

This report summarizes work done during a six month period of a two-year National Literacy Secretariat funded research project entitled, “Informal Learning and Media Perceptions of Adults With Low Literacy Skills”.The report sheds light on the question — How does the media portray adult literacy?

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2004-01-01
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