25 minutes | Oct 27th 2020

MediaSmarts' Matthew Johnson on Media Literacy Week and rebuilding trust

Canada's 15th annual Media Literacy Week is underway, co-sponsored by MediaSmarts, Canada's Centre for Digital and Media Literacy, and the Canadian Teachers' Federation.

This year's event comes as misinformation surrounding COVID-19, the debate over what is fake news, and the distrust of mainstream media reach a fever pitch.

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, we're joined by MediaSmarts' Director of Education Matthew Johnson, an educator and former writer, who shares his thoughts on how to help rebuild trust in legitimate news sources.

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