Certificate in Children’s Media

Description Have you ever thought about a career in the children's media industry? This is a growing area of the media industry and includes...

The Daddying Film Festival & Forum

The Center for Media and Information Literacy is excited to be partnering with The Daddying Film Festival and Forum. It's the first and only...

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2024

Join us at the sixth annual Children's Media Career Symposium on April 4th, 2024 from 5:30-8 pm! Sign Up Here! Considering a Career in Media or a...

Ep 69 – Educational Podcasts

This episode aired on January 29th, 2024 at 12:00 pm. https://vimeo.com/907841871 There are lots of ways to think about educational podcasts, but at...

Ep 68 – Behind the Scenes of a Children’s Show.

This episode aired on November 13, 12:00 PM. https://vimeo.com/884403688 Take a moment to remember a television show you watched as a kid. Remember...

Study Children’s Media in LA Summer 2024!

Apply to The Children's Media Industry Trends and Opportunities Program in Los Angeles! This program is led by Sherri Hope Culver and explores the...

UglyDolls “Shallow and Clichéd Narrative” Movie Review

Author: Rachel Richter  Growing up, I ran the gamut of being made fun of because I was too tall, I was overweight, I had too much hair, I was too...

The Sarcastic Humor of Nickelodeon’s Victorious

Author: Aidan Murphy Nickelodeon has created a ton of amazing content for children for the last few decades. I myself grew up watching the channel...

Lectures at Western Sydney University 

During December 2022, Sherri served as a visiting professor at Western Sydney University in Australia. While there, she met with professors to...

Work with us

We offer a variety of services. We work with parents, students K-16, PTA and non-profit organizations, global NGO’s and more.

Our Services

Innovative curriculum development

Targeted research on current media issues


Afterschool media literacy programs

Teacher media literacy education programs

Seminars, workshops, and presentations

Consultative services with media companies

Global Experts

The CMIL serves as Global Chair in Media and Information Literacy in a collaboration between UNESCO and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC).

Local Leaders

CMIL is a founding partner of the Philadelphia Youth Media Collaborative (PYMC), which brings together the myriad media organizations in the Philadelphia region.


Media Produ-cers

The CMIL produces Media Inside Out, a television talk show focusing on media literacy topics, for Temple University Television.

What we do

The Center for Media and Information Literacy provides tools for educators and the media industry to advance critical analysis, use and creation of quality media content.

Who we are

The Center for Media and Information Literacy was established in 2012 at the Klein College of Media and Communication, Temple University as a hub for research, outreach, education, and professional development on issues involving media literacy and information literacy locally, nationally, and internationally.