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News and Australian children: How young people access, perceive and are affected by the news was released today by Western Sydney University, Queensland University of Technology and Crinkling News.
The report details how 8 -16 year-olds in Australia consume and interact with news and media. It underscores the need for a national direction in addressing media-literacy skills in young people. Children and teens are increasingly reliant on internet-sourced information and digital access to news. The difference between genuine and fake, or unreliable, news is increasingly difficult for them to discern.
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