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Media Literacy Ireland Awards 2023 launch

Media Literacy Ireland (MLI) is pleased to announce the launch of the first ever dedicated awards programme to recognise and celebrate media literacy in Ireland. The Awards launch takes place on 15th December, at MLI’s annual conference, hosted this year by member Trend Micro. Supported by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, the awards aim to

MLI Steering Group Election

The purpose of the Steering Group is to provide strategic direction, advice and support to the core MLI team and working groups. We are very grateful to the current members of Steering Group who have guided the development of MLI so successfully to date. We would like to take this opportunity to particularly thank Joe

MLI Awards 2023

It is with great excitement that we are sharing our latest update about the MLI Awards 2023. The purpose of these awards is to raise awareness of the great media literacy work that is being done in Ireland and encourage involvement from a maximum number of stakeholders and anyone else interested in media literacy at

2022 MLI Annual Conference

It’s almost time. We are less than four weeks away from our first ‘in-person’ MLI event in since late 2019. The 2022 MLI Annual Conference will take place on December 15th in Cork. We are delighted to have the opportunity to follow up on our commitment to host MLI events ‘out of Dublin’ and we would

In Case You Missed It: Lunch and Learn about media literacy funding

On the 14th March, MLI hosted the first ‘Lunch and Learn’ online event. Now that a return to the office is starting to take place the MLI team were conscious that people’s availability for the Media Literacy Monday webinars might be be different. In response, we are going to change the frequency of the Media

MLI participates in Joint Oireachtas Committee meeting on disinformation and media literacy

The Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media met on Wednesday, 2 February, to discuss online disinformation and media literacy. There were two Oireachtas sessions. The first featured Professor Mary Aiken, Professor of Forensic Cyberpsychology, University of East London. Her opening statement can be found here. The second session featured MLI Co-Chair Prof. Brian

In Case You Missed It: Media Literacy Monday – Meeting the Media Literacy needs of children and young people

The first Media Literacy Monday webinar of 2022 took place on the 24th January and explored the question of how to support the media literacy needs of children and young people. Some of those needs may be linked using online technology and services safely and securely, other media literacy needs may be linked to critical

#TalkListenLearn for Safer Internet Day

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