Oct. 28, 2020

MediaSmarts' Matthew Johnson on Media Literacy Week and rebuilding trust

MediaSmarts' Matthew Johnson on Media Literacy Week and rebuilding trust

With Media Literacy Week underway, MediaSmarts' Director of Education Matthew Johnson joins Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast to share his thoughts on how to help rebuild trust in legitimate news sources.


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.