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Brazil’s Strategic Approach to Media Literacy

I met Mariana Filizola at the G20 Promoting Information Integrity meetings in Sao Paolo which she helped organise as the General Coordinator for Media Education in the Brazilian Ministry of Social Communication. Mariana leads the Department for Media Education which was established by the Lula

Australian Research Project Website Launched

To discover more about the research project, ‘Addressing Misinformation with Media Literacy through Cultural Institutions’, you can check out the new website. This project brings together leading Australian media literacy researchers with four national public cultural institutions, to address this research gap and respond to

AMLA to be represented at G20 in Brazil

Associate Professor Tanya Notley from Western Sydney University will represent AMLA at the G20 event organised by its Digital Economy Working Group. The important event entitled “Promoting information integrity: combating disinformation, hate speech and threats to public institutions online” includes a series of panel session

International Fact-Checking Day 2024

It’s International Fact-Checking Day! AMLA recognise the important role professional fact-checking organisations and professionals play in helping citizens avoid and identify misinformation. We all need to develop our fact-checking skills though. Here are some  Australian Media Literacy Educational resources to help us all analyse online

AMLA welcome new co-chairs

The Australian Media Literacy Alliance welcomes new Co-Chairs for 2024-2026. Anita Planchon (pictured left) will serve as Chair of AMLA. Anita is a senior state servant with the Tasmanian Department for Education, Children and Young People, working to improve literacy, access to information and digital

AMLA represented at the Media Literacy Matters Conference

Earlier this month AMLA member, Alyssa Coursey, Manager Learning and Media Literacy at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), delivered a talk to the Media Literacy Matters conference in Brussels, Belgium. Organised under the auspices of the Belgian presidency of the Council of

Celebrating Media Literacy on International Women’s Day

AMLA member, Associate Professor Tanya Notley, has been featured in a special International Women’s Day Issue of Future-Makers magazine, which showcases innovative research happening at Western Sydney University. The article celebrates Notley’s leadership on an Australian Research Council funded project, Addressing Misinformation with Media Literacy

Young Australians, News & Algorithms

A recent Conversation article co-authored by AMLA members Professor Michael Dezuanni and Associate Professor Tanya Notley presents findings from their News and Young Australians national survey. The survey asked 1,064 children and teens (aged eight to 16) from around Australia how they access and consume