Matthew Johnson


Director of Education

Matthew Johnson is the Director of Education for MediaSmarts, Canada’s centre for digital media literacy. He is the architect of Access, Use, Understand, Create: Digital Media Literacy Framework for Canadian K-12 Schools and the author of many of MediaSmarts’ parent, youth and classroom resources including Break the Fake, which returned the beloved house hippo to Canadian screens. He is a member of the Canadian Pediatric Society's Digital Health Task Force and has served as on expert panels convened by the Sex Information & Education Council of Canada and the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario’s Strategic Priorities Advisory Committee, among others.