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Have your Say: Public Consultation on National Counter Disinfo Strategy

A public consultation on the development of a National Counter Disinformation Strategy was launched on September 25. As part of their report, the Future of Media Commission recognised the need for more coordinated and strategic action to combat the damaging impact of disinformation on Irish society and democracy and recommended the development of a National

Top 3 tips for spotting fake AI-generated images

By Diarmaid Mac Mathúna, Director-Agency at indiepics It’s getting harder and harder to spot fake images that have been generated by artificial intelligence systems. The images that the latest AI systems like Midjourney and DALL·E 2 are creating are very impressive. These photorealistic images are easily created using short, carefully engineered text prompts either directly

MLI Awards 2023: Short-lists announced

The results are in and the MLI Awards Short-list is out!

Nominations open for the Global Youth & News Media Prize

If you are an educator, journalist, news media organisation and have helped students to learn about the importance of press freedom, now is your chance to enter The Press Freedom Teaching Award. This special award will recognize excellence in assuring that students develop a thorough understanding of the crucial role of journalism in society and

Teens on screens: Life online for children and young adults revealed

UK regulator, Ofcom, has published a collection of research reports offering a glimpse into the media habits and online lives of children, parents and adults in the UK  as part of the Making Sense of Media programme. Rivalries, reactions, rapidity – what makes a popular video According to the most recent Children’s Media Lives study,

Develop your digital media literacy skills with CyberSafeKids

Do you work with young people in a professional or voluntary setting? If so, CyberSafeKids, has a new course designed to help you support them on their journey online.

Digital Parenting: Keeping your Kids Safe Online

The National Parents Council in collaboration with CyberSafeKids and Irish Examiner are delighted to provide access to an online event around Digital Parenting. A panel of experts including Dr. Colman Noctor (Child Psychologist), Alex Cooney (CEO, CyberSafeKids) and Aine Lynch (CEO, National Parents Council) were asked for advice on how to ensure children are protected

Focus on EMIF Funding

The European Media and Information Fund (EMIF) opened three calls for proposals for projects in Europe aiming to fight disinformation on 27 January 2023. EMIF will distribute up to €4,800,000 across three areas of interventions:  ·      Investigations into Disinformation Dynamics ·      Research for a Transparent and Resilient Information Ecosystem ·      Media and Information Literacy for Societal Resilience  “Investigations into Disinformation Dynamics”