Blogs tagged "news"

July 2018

CMC 2018: Report – Research 7 & 8

Posted on: Wednesday 04 July 2018 11:58pm by Sian Reed

This session was broken into two halves: News, Trust and Truth and Children’s Media and Diversity: What’s Next in Europe? Research 7: News, Trust & Truth Takeaway: ·     Do not dumb news and programming down for children, they are smarter than you think. ·     Focus on multi-platform content and social media: children get most of their news from apps. ·     Young people in theory are savvy but in practice, the results don’t showcase this. Detail: Do children and young people still trust news sources? This half-hour session explored Florencia Donagaray’s study into children and their perception of the media and fake news. Florencia’s findings were presented through an assortment of graphs and videos which were a mixture of humour and shock. The session…

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July 2017

CMC 2017: Report – Fake News and False Friendships

Posted on: Thursday 06 July 2017 4:58pm by Bethan Cook

“Fake news is a symptom, rather than the cause, of a deeper social problem”. We live in a world where false news is constantly at the forefront of the media. Fake news stories are being shared around the world and are becoming increasingly plausible. How can children learn to understand what’s real and reliable? Are these sources purposely misleading children, or just carrying out sloppy journalistic practices? Takeaway: Fake news has always been a problem Children need to be educated about the dangers of fake news Children predominantly get their news from social media outlets, which is worrying considering there is a rise of fake news on such platforms Teaching digital citizenship and critical media literacy is of utmost importance…

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July 2016

CMC 2016: Report – What Do We Tell the Children?

Posted on: Friday 08 July 2016 12:43am by Simon Bor

How did children’s media react to the terrorist attacks in Paris last November? Video: [vimeo video_id="174885374" width="700" height="394" title="Yes" byline="Yes" portrait="Yes" autoplay="No" loop="No" color="00adef"]   Podcast:   Takeaways Newsround had to react quickly as children were hearing about the scale of the atrocity Le P’tit Libé had to do something to inform the younger audience The problem with the media is that you don’t know who is on the other end of the screen Detail Recent grizzly news stories include: 250 dead in a car bomb in Baghdad; 41 at Istanbul airport; here, a British MP is stabbed and shot on the street. Stewart Purvis CBE, the chair of the RTS Journalism Awards and former Editor-in-Chief and CEO of ITN,…

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