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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 …

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 …

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 …