media literacy

Films, TV shows influencing child crimes?


February 11th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The recent cases of a 12-year-old who died aping a TV serial suicide and a 15-year-old who stabbed his teacher to death after being reportedly ... Read more...

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Frankfurt Book Fair launches training campaigns in India


August 27th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The prestigious Frankfurt Book Fair is reaching out to new segment of Indian readers at the grassroots to enhance literacy and reading competence.'Jumpstart', a programme ... Read more...

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How materialistic adverts negatively shape the female body image


April 6th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): A new study has shed light on how materialistic advertising messages negatively shape the female body image.Psychological research has consistently shown that women feel unhappy with their body ... Read more...

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IGNOU and Unesco ink agreement for cooperation


January 11th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and Unesco Monday signed an agreement for cooperation for which the UN body will identify special programmes, facilitate outreach and ... Read more...

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Texting, tweeting could be used as teaching tools: Expert


December 11th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): While debate is going on as to how text messaging and its distant cousin 'tweeting' is degrading formal writing among teens, a media literacy expert at University of ... Read more...

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94pct Oz kids like watching TV


July 15th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 15 (ANI): Television continues to invade the lives of Australian kids, according to a new survey.Nearly 94 per cent of the children, aged between three and 17, watched in excess ... Read more...

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