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"We need a vaccine against misinformation"

Dr. Mike Ryan, head of WHO's health emergencies program.

The coronavirus outbreak has sparked what the World Health Organization is calling an "infodemic". The Be Media Smart campaign was developed by members of Media Literacy Ireland to help people tell the difference between reliable and accurate information and deliberately false or misleading information.

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Sep 26 2019

Be Media Smart

Every day we have to make choices. From what we want to eat, to what we want to wear, what we want to listen to right through to who we want to represent us in public office.

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05 Mar 2021

New free online media literacy resource for secondary teachers.

New free online media literacy resource for secondary teachers.

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Library has just launched a new media literacy resource especially designed for secondary teachers who want to explore with their students topics related to social media, online safety, misinformation and data privacy.

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March 18 2021

Online webinar

Transparency of content moderation on social media

Organised by the European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO), this is the first of series of webinars exploring the Digital Services Act.

Social Media providers have become a sort of judge, jury and executioner regarding important issues of freedom of expression online. The DSA gives users and consumers the possibility to contest the decisions taken by the online platforms to remove their content, including when these decisions are based on platforms' terms and conditions. It also proposes rules on transparency of content moderation decisions but how will these rules work in practice? Join us online and find out! Working language is English.

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