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Media literacy and civic engagement: empowering citizens to participate in democratic discourse

As we have explored in a number of previous articles, media literacy is a critical skill in our digital age for a ...

Library outreach: teaching media literacy to underserved communities

As we gear up for UNESCO's Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2023 (which officially takes place in Jordan from ...

Faced with budget cuts, academic libraries must get creative with resources

Academic libraries don't generally make the headlines, but one particular topic does tend to put them in the news: ...

At a 'human library' event, people's real-life stories are an open book

Here at PressReader, we are big fans of libraries and the many resources that they allow their patrons to access, from ...

Libraries and intellectual freedom create informed, engaged citizens

To get a sense of just how important a public figure Barack Obama remains, even some six years after leaving higher ...

Mindfulness in libraries: cultivating attention and focus skills in the digital age

We live in an age of distraction. The fact is, our attention is already easily diverted by what's happening around us, ...

Libraries can fight AI-generated misinformation with media literacy education

The rapid advancement of artificial intelligence has been an unavoidable topic of conversation for the past several ...

Get the news you need in audio form with PressReader’s Listen Up! feature

You need your news, and you want to get it from the publications you trust. However, sitting down to read the latest ...

Public library weekend programs engage patrons of all ages

When you consider that among the core values of librarianship (according to the American Library Association) are ...

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