the Western Connecticut State University The Media Arts Film Festival returns to the WCSU Midtown campus on Friday May 13. For its eighth year, the festival presents the best works by students from media production, Digital and interactive media and Art programs at WCSU. The May 13 event takes place at the Student Center on …

DEPARTMENT: Academy of Film and Creative Technology – School of Digital Media Arts ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE: Digital Media Arts/Visual Effects and Visual Communication/Animation POSITION TITLE : Assistant professor / Lecturer / Lecturer POSITION OPENING DATE: 25and February 2022 CLOSING DATE OF ANNOUNCEMENT: 30and July 2022 JOB ID: 2262 TYPE OF CONTRACT : Fixed-term contract / 3 …

As an instructional technology coach for Streator Elementary District 44, Carolyn Wargo prepares students for the jobs of tomorrow – today. In addition to teaching technology to District 44 students, Wargo also works with the faculty to find new programs and software that might benefit their class. Every week, Wargo offers K-5 lessons to help …

by David Vodicka Media Arts Lawyers establishes a presence later this month in Brisbane, TMN can confirm. The entertainment law firm will open its doors the week of May 23 in Fortitude Valley, the city’s entertainment district and the beating heart of returning Bigsound this month of september with a physical event. Newly appointed partner …

The definition of media has changed dramatically since the turn of the century. “Traditional” media such as television and radio have given way to the Internet and social networks. This change has led to a greater emphasis on what has come to be known as “fake news”, “misinformation” or “disinformation”, broadly defined in this article …

In attendance for the dedication ceremony were (left to right) Dean of the Faculty Esther Jones, Mayor Joseph Petty, Wednesday D’Angelo ’22, Dilasha Shrestha ’22, President David B. Fithian ’87, Chairman of the Board of Trustees Ross Gillman ’81, Dean of Betsy Huang College, City Manager Edward Augustus Jr., Dean of Becker School of Design …

Photo courtesy of Valencia County Literacy Council | Jeremy, a VCLC student, engages in online tutoring through the Valencia County Literacy Council. “It’s a complex world we live in, so being media literate – if you’re not media literate, you’re not ready to function as a citizen of this century, you’re not literate .” Pamela …

KALAMAZOO, MI– The Kalamazoo Valley Museum is hosting a new exhibit, “Wonder Media: Ask the Questions,” to inspire the Kalamazoo community to get excited about media literacy. The 14-part interactive exhibit is spread over two floors of the museum and invites visitors to learn about media literacy through fun games and stories. This project is …

CBD products have become more and more popular lately. While many people can identify with the recreational use of cannabis, CBD is increasingly being used as a substitute for prescription drugs. There are a variety of CBD products to choose from. Nevertheless, the majority of them are made with substandard ingredients. This is where TheraPure …

When four buttons were pressed simultaneously, the corresponding computer screens lit up with videos of Motil HDthe associate dean of the CAM, shaves his head. Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Media Arts presented a faculty showcase monday april 11 from 7-9 pm as part of the Festival of the College of Arts and Media …

On sunny Saturday afternoon in early spring, music spilled over Santa Fe’s Railyard neighborhood from the Cowgirl, a barbecue restaurant with a band playing on its peach-colored adobe-walled patio. One of the Sky Rail trains, which offers passengers an immersive experience of improv theatre, quick cocktails or an evening under the crystal stars of the …

Nine out of 10 teachers want media literacy to be an explicit part of the national curriculum, according to research findings. A report published by the The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Media Literacy today calls for media literacy skills, such as fact-checking and digital media creation, to be integrated into the national English curriculum. …

The pandemic has amplified the flow of unverified information – both unintentional (misinformation) and deliberate (misinformation) In June 2018, two Assam youths, a sound engineer and a digital artist, were brutally killed in a lynching as they went on vacation. It was a preventable tragedy that happened due to a misleading social media post. Locals …

By Jeremiah Greer Comedy is often the lens through which we wrestle with uncomfortable truths. Chris Rock is one of many comedians who have used his comedy to honestly portray the deep political and economic oppression that black people face. In his routine, “Never Scared,” Rock dives headfirst into the ever-widening racial wealth gap, proclaiming …

The UIC is calling for applications for this position, which should be filled in September 2022: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Media Arts and Design (Ref: DCC220211) job description The Media Arts and Design program seeks candidates with expertise in the following areas: interactive design, 3D design, digital imagery and design, 2D and 3D animation, interactive …

For consumers who are struggling to repay their payday loans, it is important to take advantage of any payment plans offered by lenders. Assistance is often available, which can save you from paying additional fees, charges or interest in the meantime. When releasing recent report findings, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said, “Our research …

The profits of high-cost lenders who offer so-called payday loans, car title loans or flex loans largely depend on targeting communities of color and stripping them of their wealth, a recent report concluded. on predatory lending published by the HOPE Policy Institute and the Collaborative of Black Clergy Memphis (BCCM). According to the HOPE-BCCM report, …

Source: SoLo Fund SoLo Funds on Tuesday announced the release of its new SoLo digital wallet. The wallet aims to make it easier for users to add funds to the platform to send loans and to have a secure place to access loan funds. The wallet is designed to give lenders greater transparency with transactions …

Members of Meow Wolf, an arts and entertainment company that creates large-scale immersive art installations, will be guest artists at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from April 1-3 . Laika Young O’Brien, lead designer of the Meow Wolf experience, will make a public presentation at IGNITE from …

Click to enlarge Imagine a place where a passion for creativity meets an education designed to launch your career. The FIRST Institute in Orlando has been doing just that for nearly 20 years. What began as two local media professionals teaching in approximately 800 square feet has grown into a leading creative educational force. FIRST …

The rise of the internet and social media has exponentially expanded our access to information, and that includes false or misleading information. Add to this growing political polarization, an erosion of trust in mainstream media and institutions, and a growing tendency to dismiss any information one disagrees with, and it is clear that media literacy …

Click to enlarge Imagine a place where a passion for creativity meets an education designed to launch your career. The FIRST Institute in Orlando has been doing just that for nearly 20 years. What began as two local media professionals teaching in approximately 800 square feet has grown into a leading creative educational force. FIRST …

This article is part of Health, a series about how Michigan communities are stepping up to address health challenges. It is made possible thanks to funding from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund. Shelby Township resident Nicholas Tabarias’ initiation into problem gambling began in 2014, when he moved in with an aunt who frequently visited the …

Westbrook Middle School principal Laurie Wood said the school’s student cellphone policy is being reviewed to address cyberbullying and other abuse. Chance Viles/American Journal A video of two Westbrook Middle School students fighting and being cheered on by classmates may prompt authorities to limit cellphone use after it was widely shared on social media this …

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WVNS) – A Fayette County miner is identified for posting threats on social media. According to Sheriff Mike Fridley, on Sunday, March 27, 2022, a minor was found posting threats on social media involving Oak Hill High and Oak Hill Middle Schools. This minor was found by the Sheriff’s Department, Oak Hill …

LEWISTON — Building Bridges Maine, a Braver Angels affiliate, is hosting a one-hour media education session beginning at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Braver Angels is a national civic organization that works to unite Americans of all political persuasions in an alliance to depolarize the nation, including through workshops, debates, and music. The zoom will be moderated …

It’s been a while since in-person committee meetings have been held by the Rhode Island Senate in rooms without cameras, which means those hearings aren’t live streamed, or even taped, beyond a pretty bad audio recording. UpriseRI brought a camera into room 310 last night to cover the Senate Commerce Committee which reprized, perhaps for …

Deadline: March 31, 2022 Are you a full-time secondary level teacher in Romania? Apply now for the Fulbright Romania Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program 2022-2023 – Media Literacy Cohort. The Fulbright TEA program will bring international high school teachers to the United States for a six-week professional development program to attend academic seminars at a …

Student debts are a complicated beast to understand. One may think that getting a student loan is simple since 44 million Americans owe over $1.5 trillion in student debt, but the truth is very different. Obtaining a student loan is a lengthy procedure that frequently starts before receiving a college acceptance letter. Continue reading to …

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Works created by students from Grady College’s Department of Entertainment and Media Studies received high praise in this year’s Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Media Arts Festival competition. Benjamin Otten, a student at EMST in Athens, Georgia, won an Excellence Award in the contest’s storytelling category for his short film “As it Lies.” Likewise, Sherry Liang, …

BARTH KECK While browsing the Daily News recently, I saw a link to a Washington Post column whose title intrigued me: “Online lies plague us, but should we depend on schools to cure this evil?” As a strong advocate for media literacy in schools, I knew how to answer this question. The editorial, unfortunately, had …

Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology recently expanded its existing Clear-Com system for a 125-seat multipurpose theater for multiple media arts programs at the College Drive Campus in North Bay, Ontario. The college had purchased a FreeSpeak II digital wireless system after demonstrating it at NAMM in 2015, and with growing demand for campus …

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Artwork created by two Westminster College students has earned top honors from the Broadcasting Education Association (BEA) at its 2022 Media Arts Festival, an annual competition for colleges and universities featuring media programs and broadcasting. The announcement was made during a virtual webinar on Tuesday, March 1. Jack Karson contributed Senior …

Awards Honoring the Entertainment Division Statue The Japanese government’s Ministry of Cultural Affairs announced on Sunday that the jury had selected the moving life-size statue RX-78-2 Gundam in the Gundam The Yokohama Factory is a Recommended Work in the Entertainment Division of the 25th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards. The installation with the statue will …

Excellence Award in the On-Air Personality Category Owensboro, Ky. (March 11, 2022) – Veronica Kaemerer, a criminal justice, criminology and history major from Kentucky Wesleyan College, received an achievement award at the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) “Festival of Media Arts”. His entry was a submission based on five-minute reels in the Student On-Air Personality Contest …

TEHRAN — The acclaimed Iranian short film “The Fourth Wall” gained further success on Sunday by taking the grand prize in the animation category at the 25th Japan Media Arts Festival. Directed by Mahbubeh Kalai, the film shows a stuttering boy who transforms an Iranian kitchen into a fantasy cosmos. The father’s body becomes a …

By RON FIELDSNews Publishing Network Hours after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, social media was flooded with misinformation. Photos and videos of downed fighter jets, videos of explosions, photos of Russian forces marching through the streets of Moscow or Ukrainians praying in the streets – all from years, if not decades, before February 2022. These …

The Japanese government’s Ministry of Cultural Affairs announced the winners of the 25th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards on Sunday. the Naoki Urasawa presents Manben neo –Yoshikazu Yasuhiko– program won the entertainment division’s grand prize. The festival also rewarded Polygon images President and CEO Shūzō Shiota and professor and creator of belne manga with a …

The Original Summer 2021 Anime Series sonny boy was announced as one of the winners of the Animation Division Excellence Award of the 25th Japan Media Arts Festival. the Shingo Natsume-helmed anime is one of four titles awarded with the award, the others including the animated short Letter to a Pig and the movies Fortune …

Primary is probably the best place to start teaching students about the global news buffet and how healthy news eating depends on your choices. An acquaintance asked me the other day if the government controls what the mainstream media reports and it actually gave me hope instead of dismay. Their question capped several weeks of …

In 2017, I had the enormous privilege of doing an internship at the New Zealand Science Media Center as part of my honors year at the University of Otago. I’ve blogged, edited the website, managed social media accounts, and sent my fair share of infuriating and angry emails from anti-vaxxers, truthful 1080s, anti-5G fanatics, and …

When media arts teacher Naomi Yanike first set foot in The Barn, her eyes instantly focused on some sign above one of the doors leading into a cluttered room. It contained a single word, “Studio”. It was a moment that launched a series of dreams for space. “It was kind of like a foreshadowing of …

In a world dominated by laptops, Kindles, and cell phones, how can old-school paper books capture the attention of college kids? Easy. Just put Sarah Rafalowitz in charge of the school library, or Learning Lab as it’s called at Carl Sandburg Middle School. A former language arts teacher, Rafalowitz was named director of the Learning …

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A Watertown-based nonprofit group seeks to ensure students know the messages they receive from television, video games and social media, and how they impact their lives. Media Literacy Now was started by Erin McNeill who first became aware of the impact of media on children in 2011. “What really pushed me to do this was …

Henry E. Scott | for editor and editor A media literacy program will be part of the curriculum at every high school in Illinois beginning in the 2022-23 school year. The program stems from a bill introduced by Illinois State Senator Karina Villa and signed by Governor JB Pritzker on July 9. , visual and …

A recent study focusing on the United States and India highlighted the lack of attention to digital media literacy in education policies as a critical factor in the spread of disinformation online. The power of social media to optimize and accelerate the spread of disinformation and its damaging consequences for democracy is of concern to …

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (February 23, 2022) – French citizens can learn how to protect themselves from false and misleading information on the internet thanks to a new app-based program from MediaWise, the non-profit Poynter Institute’s digital media literacy social initiative. With support from Meta, MediaWise has launched a 10-day WhatsApp course to help slow the …

City to City: PLAY! is the second edition of the innovative online collaborative project AUSTIN, TX – The City of Austin Economic Development Department announces the second annual UNESCO Creative Cities of Media Arts City-to-City Project. Austin is the first (and only) city in the United States to receive a Designation UNESCO Creative City of …

Technology Misinformation will never go away, but teaching the community to spot it can rob lies of their power, writes Tanya Notley of Western Sydney University in part three of a series on the worsening spread of misinformation in line The spread of misinformation has had very real consequences during the pandemic – vaccine myths …

Clark University has submitted detailed plans to the City of Worcester for the college’s four-story Media Arts, Computing and Design academic building to be located on Woodland Street. The building will be 70,280 square feet located at 151 Woodland St., which is currently a parking lot next to Clark’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide …

With no movement in the House and none for months in the Senate, the future looks bleak for bipartisan legislation requiring Florida public schools to offer courses in social media literacy alongside other mandatory programs. There are less than two weeks left until the last day of regular committee meetings in the 2022 legislative session. …

As people turn to digital media for news at high rates, media manipulation algorithms continue to gain power. In a Pew Research Center survey (August/September 2020), 53% of adults in the United States say they receive information on social media “often” or “sometimes”. People have long been aware of phenomena such as “tampered” photos and …

Misinformation won’t go away, but teaching the community to spot it can strip lies of their power. The spread of misinformation has had very real consequences during the pandemic — vaccine myths and false claims about the virus have undermined public health orders, increased disease risk and divided families. Despite attempts to …

Drexel University The Westphal College of Media Arts and Design has launched one of the first accredited virtual reality and immersive media programs. In 2018, Drexel University’s Animation, Capture and Effects Lab, known as ACE-Lab, introduced immersive media including augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR ) and other interactive experiences. Today, Drexel’s virtual reality and …

Hawk Point, MO- Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and families thrive in a world of media and technology, has recognized Hawk Point Elementary as a common sense school. Hawk Point Elementary has demonstrated a commitment to taking a whole community approach to preparing its students to think critically and use …

CHICAGO — The corrosive effects of today’s relentless media tide are pernicious. We are conditioned in many ways by our media environments to accept, not question, making it crucial that young people master the skills to access, analyse, evaluate and create media. In “Media Literacy for Justice: Lessons for Changing the World”, published by ALA …

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect that State Department officials attended the presentation, but did not show up. Whether it’s commercials, shows, or even news, media literacy is essential to everyday life. Being media savvy means being able to know that the updated portion of Saturday Night Live news is satire and …

A student wanted to know why so many nurses were spreading misinformation about vaccines. Other participants drew parallels to popular crime-fighting myths found in shows like “Criminal Minds.” But most students who participated in a fact-checking workshop from MediaWise, the nonprofit Poynter Institute’s social-first digital media education initiative, were simply happy to report feeling more …

This article was originally published here J Youth Teensc. 2022 Feb 3. doi: 10.1007/s10964-021-01567-0. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT The media can act as sex educators for adolescents; unfortunately, media messages often glorify risky sexual behaviors and unhealthy relationships and neglect behaviors and communication related to sexual health. Media Aware is a comprehensive online sexual …

Diving Brief: Constructivist media decoding is a method that helps students develop critical thinking skills, enabling them to conduct their own learning while honing the ability to examine messages in a variety of media formats through curriculum-based activities which can be as short as five minutes, Chris Sperry and Cyndy Scheibe, co-founders of Project Look …

‘Trust Me’ shows how schools can teach students to think critically about information and media “Trust Me,” a documentary by director Roko Belic and the Getting Better Foundation, highlights Durango’s Mountain Middle School, which instituted a cellphone ban and media literacy program when Shane Voss, the principal of the school, arrived. (Courtesy of Trust Me …

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain The media people consume inform much of their daily lives, including how they perceive others. A pair of recent studies from the University of Kansas show that a media literacy intervention can help reduce the stereotypes people have about black Americans and that a majority of studies on journalism and communications …

The School of Media’s founding dean, James Shanahan, announced in January 2021 that he would step down as dean and remain on the faculty as a professor. Since then, Walter Gantz has been appointed acting deanand a search committee met before summer 2021 to discuss the search for a new Dean. Peg Faimon, founding dean …

“Fill in the Void: I Am ___” urges audiences to slow down amid the illusion of rapid normalcy. Organized by the Design Media Arts student council, the student-run show was created in line January 27 with the help of faculty and department staff. Inspired by moments of self-reflection throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, its theme was …

The government wants to educate young citizens about media and digital citizenship. A good initiative, provided you know what we are talking about. Edifying example with the role of the media in the health crisis. In a joint statement, the Ministries of Education and Culture ardently plead for media and information education for young people …

Legislation has support from Superintendents, MPA, MBA As social media continues to grow in popularity and usage, the need for education about responsible internet use becomes more evident. State Rep. Jim Murphy, R-Oakville, said children today consume more online media in their first 10 years of life than they did in their 70s. raw. To …

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WAUWATOSA, Wis. – It’s National News Awareness Week and we want to help you figure out what’s credible news and what’s misinformation. Wauwatosa high school students learn these skills by running their newspaper “The Compass.” Each week, these students meet to pitch stories, edit scripts, and plan future coverage. “I did it on a whim …

DELAWARE — In an increasingly digital world, many young people can struggle to tell the difference between news, opinion and advertisements. “I think we have an image of young people as digital natives who seamlessly navigate the internet with an ability that eludes many of us as adults. But the reality is that the data …

Lawmakers passed a bill requiring the teaching of black history last year. Today, a similar bill aims to do the same for media literacy. Misinformation and lies spread through social media and the rest of the internet have increasingly become a problem across the country, especially when such misinformation seeks to disrupt the democratic process. …

DKIT’s Media Department has called on CAO candidates and those looking to upgrade to consider their award-winning Creative Media courses. The Department of Creative Arts, Media and Music at Dundalk Institute of Technology is the Institute’s esteemed creative hub and home to an exciting and innovative range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs including media creative, …

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) media literacy cohort is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Fulbright program was created in 1946 under legislation introduced by former United States Senator William Fulbright of Arkansas. Fulbright scholarships are awarded to United States students, scholars, teachers, and …

New year, new challenge! The Inishowen Community Media Network (ICMN) plans to hold “Community Voice” digital media training courses for beginners at several community centers and post-primary schools across Inishowen. These will include Spraoi agus Sport in Carndonagh, Clonmany and Malin Head Community Centres, Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana, Moville and Carndonagh Community Schools. Harry Kerr is …

Clear Beach A bright light has gone out in Edmonds and around the world with the passing of a beloved teacher, mother, sister, friend, filmmaker and media literacy advocate: Claire Douglas Beach. Since 2001, Claire has taught thousands of students in the Seattle and Edmonds school districts as a technology media instructor. Her “superpower” reached …

The Lowe Down by Pam Lowe One thing we have learned or reinforced from this pandemic is our need for human contact. And the important role of technology in communicating with others. There is a skill in communicating effectively and correctly using technology. Even basic text can be misunderstood without the facial expression element; hence …

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF THEATRE, FILM AND MEDIA ARTS FACULTY VACANCY NOTICE Head of Faculty and Department, Cinema and Media Arts BACKGROUND: The Film and Media Arts Department at Temple, a leader in documentary and independent storytelling, and Media Arts, is recognized as a “nationally and internationally recognized program with a distinct identity of independent …

representing Yarborough Clay enters his last session as a representative. But if he returns next year as a senator, the Jacksonville Republican plans to bring a cooperative mentality he learned after five years in the Legislative Assembly. Yarborough is currently the only candidate in the race to serve in Senate District 4. Yet the legislator …

WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Day School and its Media Arts Department have announced the launch of an after-school media arts program in the fall of 2022 for Ulster County youth interested in film and media, but not having access to educational resources on cinema and the media. The goal is to connect area students interested …

By Mike McGann, Editor-in-Chief, The Times @mikemcgannpa New year, same old … well, a lot of things. We’ve been getting our butt kicked by a virus for two years, half the country thinks the other half are corrupt liars and we’re heading to a time when we won’t even agree whether the skies are blue …

“Innovative Ways to Increase Social Media Proficiency in Sri Lanka” was the theme of a closed-door roundtable hosted by the UNESCO New Delhi office and Mythos Labs on December 8, 2021. The roundtable mobilized various experts from institutions such as the Sri Lankan government, Facebook, Hashtag Generation, the Ford Foundation and General Sir John Kotelawala …

With the support of the US Consulate General in Lagos, the West Africa Broadcast and Media Academy (WABMA) and the Enugu Literacy Society (ELS) launched “Project Fact Check Nigeria”, a media literacy and fight against disinformation. The project aims to build critical thinking skills, develop digital and media literacy, and build the capacity of radio …

Published December 20, 2021 The United States government has expressed support for training 1,000 young people and 170 radio journalists in media literacy. A statement titled “US Supports Media Literacy Project to Build Capacity of 170 Radio Journalists, 1,000 Youth” revealed the launch of the Media Literacy Project. The US Consulate General in Lagos has …

MANKATO — Police in Mankato are aware of vague warnings of school violence circulating on a social media platform, but say they have found no evidence of a local threat. Posts about potential school violence spread on TikTok on Friday, with most not naming any schools or providing further details. Mankato Public Safety Department Deputy …

Good day, people of Des Moines! It’s me again, Katarina Betterton, your host of the Des Moines Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Partially sunny; windy, colder. Top: 31 Bottom: 17. Here are today’s top stories in Des Moines: The Polk County Health Department announced a case of the omicron variant COVID-19 detected in Polk County …

Orion Neighborhood Television (ONTV) was honored at the Philo Festival of Media Arts, winning three awards for excellence in local programming. ONTV Production Manager Tessa Penzien with the Philo Award in the Political Awareness category for ONTV’s 2020 election coverage. ONTV was the winner in the Political Awareness category for its “Special Evening on the …

AMT: What are you currently working on? A J: I just finished working on special episodes for the Disney Junior show “Mira, Royal Detective”. I worked on a bunch of character designs for some really exciting episodes. I can’t say too much, but there will be a lot of great costume design, a lot of …

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (WPVI) — Anxiety is high for parents and students following an increase in threats targeting schools in the tri-state area. There have been at least three threats against schools in South Jersey in just a few days. Police said they were alerted to an unspecific threatening social media post Tuesday morning at …

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (December 13, 2021) – When the Poynter Institute launched its MediaWise digital media education initiative in 2018, the non-partisan nonprofit set an ambitious goal. Teach 1 million middle and high school students how to better detect misleading or inaccurate information on the Internet. Today, almost four years later, MediaWise has reached 21 …