In the March meeting of the MediaEd Club, speakers Jan Zienkowski and Geoffroy Patriarche discuss their chapter, ‘Critical discourse studies for research on media and information literacy projects: An illustrated discussion of seven methodological considerations’. This is part of the edited volume, ‘Media Literacy and Media Education Research Methods: A Handbook’ by Pierre Fastrez and Normand Landry published by Routledge.
Date: Monday, March 4, 2024
Time: 12pm EST/ 5pm GMT/ 10:30pm IST
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Jan Zienkowski holds a chair in Strategic Communication at the Department of Information and Communication Science of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). He has a long-standing research interest in the transdisciplinary field of discourse studies with a particular focus on matters of political subjectivity, reflexivity, and critique in society-wide debates. Jan Zienkowski is a member of ReSIC (Centre de Recherche en Information et Communication) at the ULB, and an associate researcher of Engage (Uclouvain Saint-Louis Bruxelles).
Geoffroy Patriarche is Professor in Information and Communication at UCLouvain Saint-Louis Bruxelles. He serves as co-head of the master program in Communication strategy and digital culture, and as co-head of Engage - Research Center for Publicness in Contemporary Communication. His current research interests lie at the crossroads of audience studies, disinformation studies, and discourse studies.
About the Book Chapter: This presentation outlines a series of methodological considerations for critical discourse studies (CDS) of media and information literacy (MIL) projects. The authors exemplify the practical implications of these considerations in a case study of the MIL (Media and Information Literacy) project of the European Association for Viewers Interests (EAVI).
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