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PHOTO MANIPULATION: topic resources + case studies

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This resource explores the widespread forms of visual manipulation, as well as the tools of their verification. It provides case studies, links to further resources and tools for critically evaluate visual material and the accompanying information.

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Online platform of Media and Information Literacy Lab (MilLab)

Online platform of Media and Information Literacy Lab (MilLab) is an ancillary educational resource aimed at developing critical thinking in youth and supporting informed media consumption. The platform combines educational material, games, exercises and case studies from media practices, that develop the skills for a critical analysis of media content, collection and verification of information and deconstruction of fake news. Media and Information Literacy Resources section covers 6 topics: Media and Information; Propaganda and Verification; Transparency; Hate Speech; Cyber; Personal Data/Privacy; The platform gives young adults knowledge about the functioning of media in a democratic society, how to verify fake information and how to establish specific interests behind a media outlet. The resource has been developed within the framework of the project Promoting Media Literacy and Critical Thinking in Schools, supported by the Embassy of Netherlands in Georgia.