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GOSHEN – Teens at the Goshen and Elkhart Boys & Girls clubs in Elkhart County are immersed in the media arts. The program has been organized for a few years at the Elkhart Teen Club by Quenton Williams. He is now teaming up with Noah Riehl at the Goshen Club to deliver it there. “When …

Two US Supreme Court justices, in a rare public discussion on education, said civics must involve more than teaching government, but should include citizenship duties as well as education to the media and critical thinking at a time when a lot of misinformation is spreading. “Most people think of civics as learning about government – …

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Press release | William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communication Recognizing the explosive need for creative content and media production, the William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications at the University of Kansas is launching a concentration in Media Arts and Production. “Extensive research, interviews with alumni and professionals, and dedicated …

A local factor in the upcoming plan to create a new venue for Berwick at the current Maltings Eastern Lane site and wider industry pressures are behind the decision. This means that the 18th edition of the Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival (BFMAF) will not take place in September this year. Rather, it will …

Improving media literacy for the general population is essential in this time of rapid digital innovation and, more worryingly, profitable and even militarized digital disruption. There is an urgent need for us to figure out how to combat misinformation through media literacy initiatives. We don’t have time to develop shiny materials or spend as much …

Ethan van Thillo is the Executive Director and Founder of Media Arts Center San Diego (MACSD), a local non-profit organization whose mission is to help amateur and independent filmmakers gain a foothold in the somewhat exclusive world of cinematography. Until recently, its center was housed in a modest building tucked away in North Park. But …

Sixteen years after the creation of Twitter, and we are still learning how deeply social media has permeated our society. It makes and breaks careers and headlines, it connects us and can irreversibly change someone’s life. So why aren’t public schools tackling it? Young Americans are spending more time using media than ever before, with …

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.) today announced they have introduced two bicameral laws to strengthen education to the media to equip Americans with the skills to identify misinformation and disinformation online. The Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy Act would create a grant program to the …

The National Association for Media Literacy (NAMLE) has selected the PBS Media Literacy Educator certification by KQED for the Media Literate Media Award 2022. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to media literacy made by media professionals with a national scope. Past recipients of this award are Bill Moyers, Snopes.com, On the Media/WNYC, and PBS News …

By VINCE MEEHAN Ethan van Thillo is the Executive Director and Founder of Media Arts Center San Diego (MACSD), a local non-profit organization whose mission is to help amateur and independent filmmakers gain a foothold in the somewhat exclusive world of cinematography. Until recently, its center was housed in a modest building tucked away in …

A trio of Democrats introduced two bicameral bills aimed at building the media skills of students and veterans by funding educational programs nationwide. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), a leading sponsor of the Senate bills, said Thursday that the effort “will help combat disinformation and disinformation campaigns that seek to manipulate perceptions and sow division”. “These …

De Abreu, Belinha S. (2022). Media Literacy for Justice: Lessons for Changing the World. ALA Neal-Schuman. Yohuru Williams’ foreword opens Media Literacy for Justice: Lessons for Changing the World calling for a global village where young people can engage in informed dialogues about “equity, justice in health outcomes, environmental justice, and a host of other …