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The rise of the internet as the greatest source of information for people living in the UK today poses an acute challenge to the information literacy (IL) community. The amount and type of material available a mouse click away is both liberating and asphyxiating. There are more e-books, trustworthy journalism, niche expertise and accurate facts at our fingertips than ever before, but also mistakes, half-truths, propaganda and misinformation.
The International Association for Media and Communication Research - IAMCR - is the worldwide professional organisation in the field of media and communication research. Its Media Education Research Section warmly accepts paper submissions for the next IAMCR conference to be held at the Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland, from 25 to 29 June, 2013.
Different topics are suggested to the papers, such as media education in relation to:
-- representations and coverage by media -- digital divide and inclusion projects and results -- experiences involving innovation and creativity -- news literacy in times of crisis -- media and information literacy (MIL) and curriculum developments -- media literacy, media policies and regulation -- media literacy education as a tool and field for intercultural communication -- approaches, experiences and results regarding educators education -- social networks, connectivity and creativity -- pedagogical and cultural work in the field of intercultural communication -- European and internationa policies regarding media literacy education -- social and economic development dimensions of media and digital literacy.
Nishant Shah was invited to do a book review of a new anthology 'Deconstructing Digital Natives', edited by Michael Thomas. The review was published in Routledge's Journal of Children and Media on July 18, 2012.
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