On Sunday, September 29th Sherri Hope Culver spoke on a Youth Media and Media Literacy panel at the 2013 Media Rise Festival in Washington, DC. The Youth Media Rise portion of this weeklong event included workshops geared for kids ages 13-18. Some workshops involved topics of digital storytelling, social media, theater and creative movement . This festival hosted a series of events dedicated to celebrating the art of media and its impact on society. Included in this discussion panel entitled, Media Literacy in a Digital Age , was Director of Education & Professional Development and Board Chair of The Virtues Project, Dara Feldman, and the Founder and Creative Director of “The V Channel,” Scott Feraco. The three discussed media literacy and children’s media issues worldwide.
Coming soon is the fifth annual Children's Media Career Symposium. Stay tuned for more information!