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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 …

Payday Loan Services Market: Intense Competition But Strong Growth and Extreme Valuation This press release was originally distributed by SBWire New Jersey, NJ – (SBWIRE) – 03/22/2022 – Latest payday loan services market industrial growth study 2022-2028. A detailed study accumulated to offer latest insights about acute characteristics of the Payday Loan Services market. The …

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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