About The Charlotte Project
We are bombarded daily with information through our computers, laptops, tablets and mobile phones but it is getting harder and harder to work out what you can trust and what you can’t. This is true for all of us but particularly for young people who have less life experience with which to judge things.
The Charlotte Project is designed to give young people some tools to help them navigate the maze of news, blogs, social media posts and comments so that they can work out what’s real and what isn’t and give them the confidence to engage in current events.
According to Ofcom, media literacy enables people to have the skills, knowledge and understanding to make full use of the opportunities presented by both traditional and new communications services. Media literacy also helps people to manage content and communications...
Many years ago when I was a marketing manager I had a great boss who used to say that when it came to marketing a brand or product, “perception is reality”. In other words, what people perceive to be real is what they will consider to be the reality. To a large extent...
Thomson Reuters News Feed
- Reuters first with news that Vonovia takeover of Deutsche Wohnen likely to fail; market reacts
- Reuters reveals Piedmont Lithium, in push to supply Tesla, irking North Carolina neighbors; market reacts
- Reuters first with news of Saudi-UAE OPEC compromise; oil prices fall
- Reuters reveals Illumina, Grail deal faces full-scale EU antitrust probe; market reacts
- Reuters ahead with new on Italy bans cruise liners from Venice, after years of hesitation
The Charlotte Project is named in memory of Charlotte Cooper (16.3.67 – 22.4.17) who was a journalist with the global news agency Thomson Reuters for 26 years. Her final role was as Learning Editor for Europe, Middle East and Africa with responsibility amongst other things, for running the graduate trainee scheme. It was a role that she loved and excelled at. Charlotte was passionate about passing on the highest ethical standards that underline the best reporting and the very best journalism. She was committed to improving diversity in the newsroom and inspiring the next generation to become the journalists of tomorrow.