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Julie Norman

of legitimacy and authenticity by providing a space to “restore voice and create a safe framework for the naming of truths” (d’Estree 2005 : 110). Th e process of “naming truths” can also enhance media literacy skills, by helping youth think more critically about how mainstream sources often depict

Marie Gillespie, Hugh Mackay and Matilda Andersson

amongst diaspora users but there is still an extremely high male dominance. Th is might be because of a lack of Internet access or media literacy, it may refl ect the appeal of the content or it could be for numer- ous other possible reasons. Th e majority of users are aged between 25 and 44 years old (63

Feryal Awan

establish compulsory schooling in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (Heywood 2001; Hendrick 1997; Cunningham 1995), and are also utilized in modern debates about media literacy and the importance of public service broadcasting for children (Whitaker 2011: 45–46). By contrast, French philosopher Jean