Section 5(1) of the Broadcasting Act 2012 allows for the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority to undertake and encourage measures and activities which are directed towards the promotion of media literacy including co-operation with broadcasters, educationalists and other relevant persons.
To enable citizens to acquire the skills, knowledge and understanding to make use of both traditional and new communications services. By being media literate, it will help people manage content and communications, and protect themselves and their families from the potential risks associated with using these services.
This is crucial given that we are being constantly bombarded with information via many mediums of communication especially via social media. Therefore, we have produced a range of useful information and guidance that many will find beneficial. These are free to share and may be downloaded from our resources section.
Together, we can all become media literate!