Media Education In The World Of Fake News

Posted on: Thu 9 Jul 2020

Media and internet literacy is more important than ever in this age of fake news and divided facts. The way we all consume and source our news and information has changed dramatically in recent years.

With fake news on the rise and debates over facts the norm, finding reliable sources can be difficult for many.

So what impact is this having on our young people, and what is being taught in our schools to ensure they’re heading out in the world ready to cut through the nonsense online.

Dr. Tanya Notley, Senior Lecturer in Digital Media at Western Sydney University has been conducting research on this and joins The Breakfast Team along with Izzy, a Year 10 student from Aquinas College in Queensland to discuss more.

Produced by Tom Mann

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