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ESSENTIAL FOR FIGHTING DISINFORMATION If you’ve read any report on “fake news” in the last four years, then you’ve come across the term “media literacy” and the calls for its inclusion in public education. I’ve been teaching media literacy for over 20 years (as an educational consultant), but it wasn’t until former President Trump said …

Patricia Olynyk, Florence and Frank Bush professor of art at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at the University of Washington in St. Louis, has been named an inaugural member of The Medicine & Media Arts Initiative, a new academic enterprise that support the artistic exploration of contemporary medical science and biotechnology. …

Cronkite School Launches New Digital Media Education Degree The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is offering a new online degree program for prospective students – a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media Literacy. The immersive program, offered entirely …

Inuit artist Germaine Arnaktauyok won a Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts. Arnaktauyok is an engraver, painter and draftsman originally from Igloolik, Nunavut, and now based in Yellowknife. The Canada Council for the Arts named Arnaktauyok as one of the winners on its Facebook page on Tuesday. Arnaktauyok told CBC when she learned …

Breadcrumb Links Local arts Cheryl L’Hirondelle is one of eight 2021 recipients of the prestigious Canada Council for the Arts award. Author of the article: Matt Olson Release date : February 23, 2021 • February 23, 2021 • 2 minutes to read • Join the conversation Cheryl L’Hirondelle is one of eight 2021 recipients of …

Education experts call for tackling wild conspiracy theories, baseless rumors of rampant voter fraud, and misinformation about COVID-19 through media literacy. After participating in Black Lives Matter rallies and protests in August, some of Virginia Boyle’s students came to her class at Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School saying they had heard that …

David Schrodt, a 55-year-old finance lawyer who lives in River Forest, is passionate about big ideas and if elected to District 200 School Board in April, he said he would focus on two in particular. “I propose that Oak Park and River Forest High School incorporate two things into its educational paradigm,” Schrodt said. “One …

We don’t let people start driving motor vehicles until they’ve completed driver training and then an exam for a very good reason: vehicles are dangerous for drivers, passengers and pedestrians. Social networks and the misleading and harmful content they spread are also dangerous to society, so some media literacy – and testing – should be …

Five film programs at higher education institutions in New Mexico have received approximately $ 80,000 in funding from “Better Call Saul” through the New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) Rebate Program. Schools receiving Giveback funds include: New Mexico State University | Doña Ana Community College New Mexico State University | Scholarship campus University of the Highlands …

With Patty Jenkins, Greta Gerwig, and Regina King all releasing great blockbuster movies in recent years, women have made their names in the film industry. Despite these exploits, women are still vastly outnumbered by their male colleagues in the film industry. According to a study carried out at the Center for the Study of Women …

FOX 2 – Joshua Andrade has worked with Grammy Award-winning artists, worked as a lyricist, and performed. He’s only in high school and he got paid for these amazing opportunities. Making It Happen program shapes teens in media arts, music production and more Young people acquire business acumen in what can be an extremely difficult …

MEDIA ARTS AND SCIENCES PROGRAM, SPRING 2021 Complete MIT Course Schedule Online at the MIT Registrar’s Office If you would like information about the first class reunion, check the class website (links below) for more information. If there is no link to a class website, please contact the instructors to request the link for the …