NewsArcade – Promoting Media Literacy & Critical Thinking through Interactive News

Welcome to NewsArcade, an innovative project that aims to gamify the way we consume news and stay informed in this digital age. In an era of information overload, it is becoming increasingly challenging to navigate through the vast sea of news articles and discern reliable sources from misinformation. At NewsArcade, we believe in the power of knowledge sharing and the impact it can have on creating informed citizens around the globe. In this blog post, we will delve into the vision, mission, and exciting developments of the NewsArcade project.


Unveiling NewsArcade:

NewsArcade is more than just a tool; it is a project that seeks to transform news consumption into a seamless and enriching experience. Our dedicated consortium of media and technology experts are tirelessly working to create the NewsArcade Authoring Tool designed to curate a diverse collection of news articles from trusted sources across different domains. By offering a user-friendly interface and personalized news recommendations, NewsArcade empowers individuals to access relevant and reliable information effortlessly.


Promoting Media Literacy and Critical Thinking:

In today’s fast-paced digital landscape, the need for media literacy and critical thinking has never been more evident. At NewsArcade, we understand the importance of empowering individuals with the skills to discern accurate information from misinformation. Through the NewsArcade tool, we aim to foster media literacy among users, enabling them to make well-informed decisions and be critical consumers of news.


Collaboration and Learning:

One of the cornerstones of NewsArcade is collaboration. We believe in the power of bringing together stakeholders from diverse backgrounds, including media professionals, educators, and technology experts, to collectively shape the future of news dissemination. Our recent workshops and participation in notable events have provided us with valuable insights and feedback, enriching the tool and enhancing its potential. 

Looking Ahead:

The journey of NewsArcade has just begun, and we are excited about the possibilities that lie ahead. Our commitment to refining the MVP, based on user feedback and technological advancements, remains unwavering. As we prepare to launch the 2nd version of the NewsArcade tool, we eagerly anticipate piloting it with stakeholders to ensure its efficacy and impact.

Be a Part of the NewsArcade Project:

Join us on this transformative journey of knowledge sharing and informed citizenship. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated on the latest developments, workshops, and achievements of the NewsArcade project. Together, let’s shape the future of news and empower individuals to become well-informed global citizens.


At NewsArcade, we envision a world where young people will come closer to traditional media through gamified means, where media literacy and critical thinking thrive, and where informed citizens shape a better future. As we continue to progress, we invite you to be a part of this mission – a mission to reshape news consumption and create a more informed and engaged world.


Stay connected with NewsArcade:


Twitter: @NewsArcade

LinkedIn: NewsArcade- Seriously Play the News


About NewsArcade:

NewsArcade-Seriously Play the News is a 2-years Creative Europe project (number: 101060250) led by a consortium of media and technology experts from Cyprus (DIAS Media Group – Coordinator), Germany (IN2), Denmark (University of Southern Denmark & Portaplay), France (Alliance de la Presse, WAN-IFRA, Sud Ouest) and the Netherlands (Sound & Vision). Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or EACEA. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.