By Samantha Stanley More than 6,600 students from 125 countries have enrolled in Making Sense of the News: News Literacy Lessons for Digital Citizens since its launch in January. A recent spike in registration over […]
Once the provenance of American universities, the subject of news literacy is now expanding abroad where new models of teaching are gaining attention. One such course at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre was recently highlighted in the Columbia Journalism Review for its innovative approach to de-Americanizing the news literacy curriculum for a more global student body.
Problem: as we’re bombarded daily by thousands of bits of digital information, how do we distinguish the accurate from the inaccurate? That question was the focus of a seven-day “news literacy” workshop held last week […]