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Montgomery County, Tennessee – Schools across the country are seeing an increase in worrying student behaviors related to social media, especially the TikTok app. As many CMCSS schools contacted families a few weeks ago, an increase in vandalism and theft in schools and on buses was linked to a TikTok challenge. Recently, the district has …

LEXINGTON, Ky. (September 29, 2021) – How do Hollywood clichés perpetuate the status quo? Erika Engstrom, media content expert and director of the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information, explores this question in her new book “Gramsci and Media Literacy: Critically Thinking about TV and the …

A film featuring local talent will premiere at a community event on Saturday, September 25. Fatt Sunnie Studios’ newest thriller, “Mirror of Lies”, will premiere at the Cox Activities Center at Northeast Community College with a duration of 31 minutes and a PG rating. The film follows protagonist Chase (played by Tom Howell) as he …

Imagine a media-literate America – a place where the daily norm would be to check out facts, polarizing memes, Facebook and Twitter posts, and other sources of misinformation. Imagine Americans using our remotes to pause cable news on their TV screens to think: is that true? Forget about the superpowers of reading minds, flying, or …

September 17 to October 17, 2021 The Urban Media Arts Seasons Festival of Media Arts presents a new edition for the Karlsruhe Culture Summer 2021. Video, sound and light installations, projections on facades and streets, artistic interventions and interactive projects with a focus especially on the media artists will be on view from September …

As we begin the 2021-22 school year, DePaul’s students are once again entering and exiting classrooms and re-acclimating to in-person classes. But even if we make this transition together, it would do us good to think more critically about the world we lived in during the last year of the pandemic – the world of …

Illinois high schools will need offer a media literacy course in 2022. It is the first state to require these classes to be taught, but some schools are already teaching the skills in all classes. Naperville’s Neuqua Valley High School has been working with media education researchers and experts from the Stanford History Education Group …

Now more than ever, educators need support in digital media literacy skills, both in remote and traditional classroom settings. The Ohio Ed Techs join KQED to share the PBS Media Literacy Educator certification with educators in this series of professional learning courses. Classes are open to all Ohio educators, including K-12 teachers, librarians, TOSAs, and …

File photo shows commuters walking past an advertisement discouraging the spread of fake news at a Kuala Lumpur train station on March 28, 2018. – Photo Reuters KUALA LUMPUR, September 3 – More than 1,200 educators across the country have joined the Media Education Academy (MEA) media literacy program in an effort to combat disinformation …