Adrishya is a 20 episode series on Digital Media and Information Literacy (DMIL) produced in 2021. The science fiction drama is based in space where planet Mars has been affected by a mysterious disease and surviving cyborgs find shelter in a barren planet ‘Adrishya.’ They get a chance to establish a social and political system.
Each episode of the Adrishya drama series is designed to address an important MIL issue. The 15 mins drama is followed by a 10 mins interactive discussion.
EPISODE 5: Social Media
The episode discusses benefits of social media but also suggests being cautious of the information shared on it, and the ethics one must follow while posting something online. It also debates the business potential of social media as well as the positive and negative consequences of that including conversations around media ownership.
The series is part of Ideosync’s ‘On Air and Fact Checked’ Initiative where over 20 partner Community Radio stations participated in broadcasting interactive Fact Checking and Media Information and Literacy content after intensive training and collaboration.