For those who write, we must take into account who we are writing for, and if we have to condense the news even more, do it without missing the truth.
The only true and real solution to the fake news epidemic our societies are facing is the individual criteria that each of us uses to identify truth from falsehood.
I believe good news has a power to change minds to do something to make the world better. Only knowing problems exist is not enough. We need to know the way to cause positive impact, and I know many people in Latin America who are doing it!
Por: Ester Athanásio Em vez de fake news, nós podemos promover boas notícias. Não apenas verdadeiras, mas boas. Por muito tempo, pessoas de diferentes partes do mundo têm se sentido cansadas de más notícias. Elas estão pessimistas sobre o futuro, sobre o mundo e sobre suas comunidades. Elas nem querem assistir televisão ou ler jornais … Read More »
When I was young and I was studying English, one of my favorite exercises was the “True or False.” Finding out if the information presented was real or not was something that I loved. I had to check what was presented, the context, etc. Although I don’t take English classes anymore, I have the feeling I’m doing this exercise every day.
Há muitos anos, quando eu estudava inglês, uma das atividades que mais gostava era “Verdadeiro ou Falso”. Descobrir se a informação apresentada era real ou não era algo que me encantava.
Media literacy, put simply, is the ability to identify different types of media and the messages they are sending. When we speak of media, it encompasses print media, such as newspapers, magazines and posters, and theatrical presentations, tweets, radio broadcasts, etc. Being able to understand these various forms of information with an ability to make sense of what is presented is key.
Wilbert St Fort représentait Haïti au VIIIe Sommet des Amériques et au Forum des jeunes des Amériques qui se sont tenus à Lima, au Pérou, du 10 au 14 avril 2018.
Pedro Crespedes Flandoli, an Ecuadorian YLAI Fellow from 2017, recently attended the Open Government Partnership meeting in Argentina. We asked him to share some of his thoughts on transparency, good governance, and the importance of the access to information.
Pedro Crespedes Flandoli, de Ecuador y becario de YLAI desde 2017, asistió recientemente a la reunión de la Asociación de Gobierno Abierto (en inglés) en Argentina.