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Media Literacy Monday – Webinar 2: Who’s influencing who? A look at social media influencing in Ireland. Monday 9th November at 10am


9 November 2020    
10:00 - 12:00


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This webinar will provide some insight into the world of social media influencers and explore what the media literacy implications are and what role MLI might have in promoting media literacy in the context of social media influencing.

For the uninitiated, there will be an introduction to social media influencing, followed by a look at the ethics of influencing and how the advertising code applies to bloggers/influencers and also gain some insight into the challenges and opportunities around social media activism. There will also be a look at social media influencing and children as well as a presentation on the ‘Full Picture’ campaign by Webwise.

Moderated by Christine Bohan, Deputy Editor of, speakers include Dr. Tanya Lokot, Orla Twomey, Lorraine Harton, Jane McGarrigle, Catriona Mulcahy, Fardus Sultan, Danielle Courtney.