On the 12th January, Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, published the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill, paving the way for a new body to regulate online services and to reduce the availability of harmful content.Download the Bill
Safer Internet Day 2022 is just around the corner on Tuesday, February 8th!
Coordinated and promoted in Ireland by Webwise, Safer Internet Day has grown to become the key date in the online safety calendar.
Here are some simple ways to get involved and help to support Safer Internet Day 2022 and help promote a safer, better internet.More
From the Knowledge Base
This webinar will explore the question of how to support the media literacy needs of children. It will include contributions from the following:
- Professor Brian O’Neill presenting some of the findings from the recent NACOS report.
- Andrea Dillion (Blackrock College School Librarian and Secretary to the School Libraries Group of the LAI) providing practical advice and guidance on how school librarians and teachers can support media literacy in schools.
- Webwise outlining the forthcoming Safer Internet Day campaign and the work they do to support parents, teachers and young people to manage internet safety issues and promote critical thinking.
This webinar will be of particular interest to parents, teachers, school librarians and anyone involved in the care of young people.More Information
Join First Draft, the Disinfo Defense League and special guests on Thursday, January 27 at 3 p.m. EST for their latest research panel What does it mean to report on and study misinformation that targets Black and Hispanic communities? In this discussion takeaways from First Draft's latest research will be discussed, as well as lessons from practicing journalists and public health practitioners.More Information