media literacy

Four factors to consider when choosing tech tools for libraries in 2024

The technological evolution of the public library — already a long-standing trend — continues in 2024, with no signs of ...

Unlocking media literacy: a comprehensive guide for the digital age  

It can be hard to keep up with the flood of information we are exposed to on a daily basis, and even harder to sort ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How public libraries can encourage good digital citizenship

For some, the notion of turning to the local public library for guidance on navigating the online world might seem ...

Why libraries should promote media literacy to counter hate speech

Promoting media literacy is a vital task, albeit a challenging one. The challenge seems especially daunting when you ...

How librarians can support internet safety for their young patrons

The United Nations recognizes May 17 as World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, the purpose of which is to ...

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