The Hub has partnered with DW Akademie to produce open-source Media and Information Literacy (MIL) content. See and download the content below!
For more open-source MIL content, visit the MIL Content Hub. We are part of a group of organisations from SADC countries that together with DW Akademie are passionate about empowering our citizens with open-source MIL content. We strongly believe that these skills will enable the citizens of our countries and communities to make informed decisions that can enrich and better their lives. We therefore strongly advocate for MIL in our societies!
#HashTagIt – Get your idea, product or campaign out to the world fast! #HashTagIt and make sure your hashtag is catchy, relevant and readable!
Photo Detective – If you suspect fake news, look closely at the photo. Fighting the fake means being a photo detective!
Content Detective – Are you reading real or fake news? Fighting the fake means being a content detective!
You can be the King or Queen of the social media streets – It’s true what they say: there’s power in numbers. With social media, we’ve got the power!
Think before you share – When everyone is a source of information, how do you know who to trust? In the second video of our Media and Information Literacy series, fighting the fake means thinking before you share!
Cyberbullying – Many people face bullying not only in person, but also online and through social media. Let’s talk about what you can do if you or someone you know is being cyberbullied.
Misinformation & Disinformation – In 2020 misinformation went mainstream. We’re bombarded with information on a daily basis, and learning how to check what’s factual and valid is so important.
Are you at school or university and you want to understand where ‘news’ comes from? Or do you have questions about the social media you use: how safe is it? Or how you can better use your social media to share ideas and activities with friends and classmates?
Are you a teacher, or an educator planning for a project and want information about the mechanisms behind news and information, and social media? Do you need interactive class sessions about news, information, and social media? Are you looking for playful yet insightful activities for your classes about Media and Information Literacy?
Are you an organisation that works with Media and Information that advocates for freedom of speech, for the right to access information, for Internet safety, etc. and you are looking for campaign ideas based on Media and Information Literacy principles?
The Media and Information Literacy Content Hub offers you a range of resources that will assist you with these questions: Visit the MIL Content Hub by clicking here!