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Critical media literacy: "at the heart of any research agenda in the years ahead"

Critical media literacy: "at the heart of any research agenda in the years ahead" | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

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Manuel Pinto's curator insight, May 22, 2014 10:23 AM

in: 

Media in Europe: New Questions for Research and Policy, 2013, p. 27.

European Science Foundation Forward Look: Media Studies

http://www.esf.org/index.php?id=9409 

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Social Media Literacy: The Five Key Concepts

Social Media Literacy: The Five Key Concepts | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

"Online digital technology has empowered users in ways that were unimaginable twenty years ago. Social media sites have given us the ability to reach a global audience, and have increased the average user's means to persuade and influence. We are no longer just consumers of media, but content creators and distributors, as well as editors, opinion makers, and journalists.

How does media literacy fit into this new media landscape? How do we ensure that we are not perpetuating harmful ideas and messages through our online social network?"


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Media Education and Brazilian Educational Policies for the Enhancement of Learning


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New research helps northern New Jersey girl survive cancer

New research helps northern New Jersey girl survive cancer | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A New Jersey family believes their daughter is alive today because of new research funded through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
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Academics in fossil fuel protest

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Fifty-nine University of Oxford academics sign an open letter urging the institution to divest itself of shares in fossil fuel companies. (Long list of Oxford academics--incl.
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Philosopher Explores Ethics of Brain Technologies

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Philosopher Sara Goering discusses neuroethics, the field emerging from the development and use of neural technologies.
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Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health with Lucy Shapiro | Women's Health

Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health with Lucy Shapiro | Women's Health | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
A major threat to global security explained by Martin Khor.
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''We Are Calling for a New Interpretation of the Koran''

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A new research centre in Qatar seeks to focus more attention on the ethical dimension of Islam.
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