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NATCHEZ – The Natchez Adams School Board of Trustees recently presented a great honor to one of its teaching artists. Mark LaFrancis, artist teaching at the Fallin Career and Technology Center, received the Thad Cochran Distinguished Media Arts Educator Award, an award sponsored by the Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education. LaFrancis teaches film and photography …

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) – Peoria Public Schools and Peoria Public Library are kicking off Media Literacy Week with a new program to teach students how to become smarter consumers of media. The library helps students learn about false information circulating on the Internet. This year, Illinois became the first state to require high …

This is Media Literacy Week, an event hosted by the National Association of Media Literacy Education that involves using news, social media, movies, and music to better develop critical thinking skills. We learned more from Kristy Roschke, Executive Director of News Co / Lab at ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism. Media literacy is intended to …

If you want to share your opinion on a cultural, political or personal topic, create an account here and check out our post to find out more. ____ The recent testimony of the Facebook whistleblower Francis Haugen in the US Senate did not reveal much information that most observers of the current disinformation crisis did …

THE PROBLEM: This is America’s Media Literacy Week, which is hosted by the National Association for Media Education. As the association’s website explains, this week’s mission is to “highlight the power of media literacy and its essential role in education across the country”. The theme of the week Every day celebrates one of the five …

MEDIA, Pa. (WPVI) — A local Satanic organization has convinced a Delaware County school district that its dress code discriminates against Satanists. Joseph Rose, the founder of a local organization called Satanic Delco, said other Satanists with children attending schools in the Rose Tree Media School District made him aware of dress code verbiage prohibiting …

London, UK: The online learning platform, The Day, is offering a free trial for educators in the Middle East to improve their media literacy skills. This week marks Global Media and Information Literacy Week, and principals can register online to access all of The Day’s topical content, which includes ready-to-go presentation slides. employment, news articles …

LINCOLN – The League of Voters of Nebraska will present two virtual webinars on media literacy, the journalistic profession and the importance of the First Amendment in November. The first webinar, “Media Literacy in the Age of Disinformation,” will run from noon to 1 pm. November 4. The webinar will focus on how to determine …

Media Literacy Week (MLW) is an annual event promoting digital and media literacy across Canada. Schools, libraries, museums and community groups organize events and activities throughout the week. From October 25 to 29, organizer Media Smarts celebrates each of the first five days of MLW highlighting one of the five media literacy themes – use, …

The Boston Globe’s weekly Ocean State Innovators presents a question-and-answer session with Rhode Island innovators who are launching new businesses and nonprofits, conducting groundbreaking research and reshaping the state’s economy. Send tips and suggestions to reporter Alexa Gagosz at [email protected] Most elementary and high school students in Rhode Island do not receive media literacy, according …

CARTERVILLE, Ill. (KFVS) – Illinois high school students will learn media literacy skills in the classroom starting next school year. Illinois Public Law 102-0055 requires media education for all Illinois public high school students starting in the 2022-2023 school year. Illinois Media Literacy Coalition co-founders Michael Spikes and Yonty Friesem have created a framework to …

October 25-30 is American Media Literacy Week, sponsored by the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE). According to NAMLE, media literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create and act using all forms of communication. In its simplest terms, media education builds on the foundations of traditional literacy and offers new forms of …

Good weekend to all.Your plans for next week are probably filled with scary events such as trick-or-treating, Halloween parades and horror movie marathons, but there is another event happening next week that you should be aware of. This year, the week of October 25-29 serves National Media Literacy Week. Established in 2014, National Media Literacy …

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Arizona PBS will join colleges and universities across the country in celebrating American Media Literacy Week starting October 25. Media Literacy Week is an annual event sponsored by the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) to promote understanding of how to critically appraise information. …

PreK – 2nd year Establishing a healthy media relationship with your child: An episode of Daniel Tiger’s neighborhood unfortunately ends on screen. I look at my son, hand him the remote and say, “It’s lunchtime, please turn off the TV.” We’ll be sure to watch more shows after naps,” followed by an encouraging thumbs up …

In the wake of ex-Facebook employee and federal whistleblower Frances Haugen revelations on social media algorithms on CBS ‘ “60 minutes” and following testimony At the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, the importance of Internet media literacy was emphasized. Company documents presented by Haguen indicate how Facebook knowingly exposes its users to disinformation but …

In the wake of Frances Haugen, former Facebook employee and federal whistleblower revelations on social media algorithms on CBS’ “60 minutes” and later testimony At the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, the importance of Internet media literacy was highlighted. Company documents presented by Haguen indicate how Facebook knowingly exposes its users to misinformation but …

Florida lawmaker pushes for social media education Josh Cascio reports TAMPA, Florida – Florida State Senator Danny Burgess (R-District 20) wants to give students information, proposing a new bill that would require schools to teach so-called social media literacy in classrooms . “The classroom is vitally important, especially in the world of social media where …

Miami, October 19, 2021 – Émilie Andréa Sendin, Miami Dade College (MDC) Padrón campus professor of English, literature and creative writing, received the Media Education Award speak National Council of English Teachers (NCTE). She will receive the award at a virtual ceremony on Thursday, October 21. The Media Literacy Award is a prestigious national award …

This year, the Remote Media Literacy Project has expanded to provide the most remote students in the country with the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to become media literate citizens. Grants received from the Judith Neilson Institute have helped students and teachers in remote, remote and far-flung areas participate in a …

(NEXSTAR) – Lawmakers’ worthy misunderstanding of a popular social media term went viral earlier this month – providing fodder for comedians online and sending teens scrambling to clean up their finstas before their parents did not learn of the existence of their “fake” Instagram accounts. Americans agree misinformation is a problem, poll finds The awkward …

UCLA’s MFA in Media Arts program provides a rigorous environment for the sustained exploration of contemporary art practice in the context of media and technology. Through technical and critical seminars, group reviews, and one-on-one tutorials with faculty, each student is challenged to challenge conventional ideas about art, technology, and new media while developing critical awareness. …

What the future holds will depend on who controls the coding. The promise of technology versus the threat of technology is a conversation that has been going on for a long time. Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab’s (C-LAB) Annual Future Media Arts Festival focuses this discussion around the future through media art. Twenty-four works by 23 …

Apple’s bespoke agency TBWAMedia Arts Lab has announced the appointment of Kenny Blumenschein as Executive Creative Director for Asia Pacific. Blumenschein will be based from the Singapore office. He will work with Chief Executive Officer Michaela Futcher and report to Global Creative Director Brent Anderson. In his new role, Blumenschein will work with teams spanning …

TBWAMedia Arts Lab, Apple’s bespoke agency, has appointed Kenny Blumenschein (pictured) as Executive Creative Director for the Asia-Pacific region. Blumenschein will be based from the Singapore hub; in partnership with MD Michaela Futcher and reporting to Global CCO, Brent Anderson. In his new role, Blumenschein will work with teams spanning across APAC, from …

San Diego’s Media Arts Center / Digital Gym is one of seven arthouse cinemas across the country to be selected as partners in the upcoming 2022 Sundance Film Festival. The famous festival, located in Park City, Utah, this year launched the Satellite Screens program to better connect the event and independent filmmakers to local audiences. …

The former home of the Media Arts Center in North Park. They will reopen in December in the East Village. Photo credit: @DigitalGymSanDiego, via Facebook San Diego’s Media Arts Center / Digital Gym is one of seven arthouse cinemas across the country to be selected as partners in the upcoming 2022 Sundance Film Festival. The …

Arus Academy’s Media Education 4 All (ME4A) program won the Asian Digital Media Award for Best Information Education Project. Launched earlier this year, the program aims to equip educators with the ability to teach media literacy skills to students across the country. To achieve this, the academy worked with 15 specially selected Malaysian educators and …