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The best podcasts for Media and Information Literacy Week

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Who am I?

Passionate educator and podcaster who has lived and worked in eight different countries. I currently live and work in Ottawa. I believe information literacy and media literacy week is THE PERFECT week for us to expand our podcast library!

What is my podcast playlist about?

This playlist is there to amplify the conversation happening for information and media literacy week 2023.

The podcasts I picked and why

1. Is that a fact?

Why this podcast?

Brilliant reminder about the role of journalism in society. This podcast also points listeners to the ongoing great opportunities to learn more with a great non profit org.

Is that a fact?

Is that a fact?

The News Literacy Project

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"Is that a fact?" is produced by the non-partisan national education non-profit the News Literacy Project. It seeks to inform listeners about news literacy issues that affect their lives through informative conversations with experts working to combat misinformation.

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2. On the Media

Why this podcast?

Deep dive into important media literacy topics. This is a show that is great for learning about how media is made.

On the Media

On the Media

WNYC Studios

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4.6

The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Host Brooke Gladstone examines threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear.

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33 Listeners

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3. Shifting Schools: Conversations for K12 Educators

Why this podcast?

I might be biased, but I think this podcast works so hard to help educators think critically about ways to embrace media and information literacy across the curriculum.

Shifting Schools: Conversations for K12 Educators
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5.0

Shifting Schools is a thought-provoking podcast that explores the latest trends, strategies, and tools in K-12 education. Hosted by educators Jeff Utecht and Tricia Friedman, the podcast provides a platform for teachers, administrators, and education thought leaders to share their experiences and insights on how to improve teaching and learning. From innovative approaches in classroom management to leveraging technology for personalized learning, Shifting Schools tackles the most pressing issues facing K12 educators today. Whether you are a seasoned teacher or a new educator, this podcast will inspire you to think outside the box and shift your educational approach. Tune in to Shifting Schools to gain new perspectives, share ideas, and join a community of passionate educators who are committed to making a positive impact in the lives of their students. Follow us at @shiftingschools on Twitter and @shiftingschoolspod on Instagram and Tiktok

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2 Listeners

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4. IRL: Online Life is Real Life

Why this podcast?

One of the best hosted shows on the planet! Bridget Todd always asks the necessary questions and hosts extraordinary voices.

IRL: Online Life is Real Life
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How does artificial intelligence change when people — not profit — truly come first? Join IRL’s host Bridget Todd, as she meets people around the world building responsible alternatives to the tech that’s changing how we work, communicate, and even listen to music.

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1 Listener

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5. Tech Life

Why this podcast?

A great look at how technology influences the way we think about the world, and how it transforms media literacy.

Tech Life

Tech Life

BBC World Service

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Tech Life discovers and explains the ways technology is changing our lives, wherever we are in the world. We meet the people with bright ideas for rethinking the way we work, learn and play, and get hands-on with the products they dream up. We hold tech giants to account for their huge power to affect our lives, and ask who wins, and who loses, in the technology transformation. Tech Life is your guide to a future being made, and remade, at lightning speed in front of our eyes.

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2 Listeners

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