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Media Literacy

In today’s global culture and economy, where individuals have access to information 24/7 and literally, at their fingertips, digital and media literacy are essential to participate in society. But what specific competencies must young citizens acquire?

Talk to teenagers about [algorithms]....Tell them that their attention is being manipulated for money. Teenagers will change their behavior when they understand they're manipulated.

Lisa Damour, PhD From #AskTheExperts webinar "Mirror, Mirror, in My Palm: Girls and Media"

On Media Literacy

Upcoming #AskTheExperts Webinar

Join us for our next #AskTheExperts webinar “AI and Children: Risks and Opportunities of the Enhanced Internet” on December 6, 2023 from 12pm-1:30pm ET via Zoom. A panel of policy and child development specialists will explore the new frontiers of the AI-enhanced internet, outline its challenges and opportunities for children, and provide parents and families with a primer on guiding children’s use of generative AI  technology with thoughtful dialogue and understanding.

Ask the Experts—Webinar

AI and Children: Risks and Opportunities of the Enhanced Internet

Generative AI technologies like ChatGPT are changing the nature of online communications, work, creativity, and learning. What are the impacts to children’s social and cognitive development in this new, turbocharged Internet?

Artificial Intelligence (AI)
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Emerging Technology
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