media literacy

We are all imperfect when it comes to media literacy—let’s acknowledge it

Media literacy—the practice of critically evaluating all kinds of media and understanding how it shapes our lives—is a learned skill no one can expect to wield perfectly all the time.Continue...

Canadians of all ages need a lesson on media literacy

Teaching young Canadians how to discern what’s real news and what’s fake has become critical in a world dominated by social media. But these lessons should extend to Canadians of all ages in order to create a real impact on media literacy within our country.

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Faltering media literacy spans wider than one generation

Our deteriorating ability to read the news is more than a generational shortcoming — it’s worth a larger and closer look at how we all evaluate information, millennial or not.Continue...