Btn: Media Literacy

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 1 - News Values

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Have you ever wondered what makes news news? We look at the news values that determine which stories we see and hear about and which ones we don't and how those new values can subtly shape the way we see the world.

Season 1, Episode 2 - Sources

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Sources are a key ingredient to any news story but their quality can vary a lot! This episode looks at different types of sources and gives advice on how to find reliable information.

Season 1, Episode 5 - Bias

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Bias is hard to avoid, but it can be really damaging - leading us to make poor choices without fairly weighing up the facts. This episode looks at bias in the media and why it can be particularly damaging.

Season 1, Episode 4 (Media Ethics)

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The news media can be a powerful force for good, but it doesn't always use it's power in the right way. That's why news organisations often have codes of ethics which journalists are expected to abide by.

Season 1, Episode 3 - Fake News

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Fake news is big news at the moment! Many experts are worried about the effect that fake stories are having on the media and democracy, but did you know that fake news isn't new?