Join us at the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) in Chicago this June! The theme is “Engaging Citizens, Building Community.” The conference mission is to explore the relationships between media literacy education, civic participation and community-building within contemporary culture. The conference runs from June 26-28. It will be held at Roosevelt College in the heart of downtown Chicago. Scholars, professionals, students, and activists interested in furthering media literacy education are encouraged to attend.
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Since January 2016 I’ve been writing a series of blog posts exploring timely issues connected to media literacy. The blog may be found HERE.
Recent topics have included:
-Media literacy matters. Here’s why.
-Media as mirror
-Finding the moments when creativity clicks
-Governments role: Ofcom vs. FCC
-The mystical magic of algorithms
-Coverage of the presidential campaign
-Explicit lyrics in popular music
-Apps and gender
-Talking to children about race in the media
-The influence of media on children’s play
-Tips for media literacy conversations with kids
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