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Interview with Martina Chapman

Martina Chapman, independent expert in Media Literacy and Digital Engagement, spoke to us at the Media Literacy Policy launch. Martina was involved in the development of the policy and shared some of the projects which informed it’s development. She also spoke about why it is important to have a Media Literacy Policy.

Lorcan, Amy and Roisin
Youth Media Team

Media Literacy in Action

At the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Media Literacy Policy launch four speakers shared some examples of Media Literacy in Action. They all shared their thoughts with us on the importance of a Media Literacy Policy and why young people like ourselves need to be media literate.

Sheila DeCourcy, Cross Divisional Head of Children’s Content in RTE, shared some of the programmes that RTE have produced.

Emma Bowell, from Framework Films,  spoke about working with local communities to produce media content.

Irena Cvetkovic, from Craol, spoke about the importance of Community Radio for Media Literacy.

Simon Grehan shared the work that Webwise is doing with students, parents and teachers to educate them on Internet Safety.

Amy, Roisin and Lorcan
Youth Media Team