Media Education Resources

Feb 6, 2014

PBS LearningMedia provides PreK-12 educators with access to free digital content and professional development opportunities designed to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement. PBS LearningMedia was developed in partnership with the WGBH Educational Foundation.
Media Literacy Education and Youth Media is a website allowing users to join together in order to create, collaborate, comment and utilize various resources for media literacy and youth media education. is a website designed to provide women and girls with tools to gain an understanding female portrayals within the media. The site offers various methods of resisting harmful media messages that affect their self-esteem and body image.
AFI provides leadership in film, television and digital media and is dedicated to initiatives that engage the past, the present and the future of the moving image arts.
The Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is a professional association of thousands of educators and others whose activities are directed toward improving instruction through technology.
The Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA) is a nonpartisan research and educational organization which conducts scientific studies of news and entertainment media.
CRETv is a two-part website, providing an archive of television content and a research lab conducting studies of the content of television and its effects on viewers.
The Art Effect empowers youth in the Hudson Valley through the arts and media. Our programming sequence supports the personal and professional development of youth and provides them with the tools and support necessary to explore the arts, gain meaningful experiences, and eventually excel in their chosen tracks.
The Federal Communications Commission regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.
FAIR is a national media watch group that advocates for diversity in the press and analyzes media practices that diminish public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints.
LimiTV informs parents, educators, and children of the negative impacts of excessive TV watching.
Listen Up! is a youth media network that connects young video producers and their allies to resources, support, and projects in order to develop the field and achieve an authentic youth voice in the mass media.
The Coalition for Quality Children’s Media is a national, nonprofit organization whose mission is to teach children critical viewing skills and to increase the visibility and availability of quality children’s media.
The Media Education Foundation produces and distributes documentary films  to inspire critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media.
The Media Democracy Project is a Canadian organization that works to unite communities through leading media makers, activists, and scholars to discuss the relationship between media and democracy.
The Media History Digital Library is a site that promotes the study of media history and how this evolution of the media world has influenced society.
MediaWatch challenges abusive stereotypes and other biased information commonly found in the media through education and action. The organization endorses media literacy as part of standard curriculum in our K-12 educational system.
The Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) is a collection of  historic and contemporary radio and television content aimed at educating and entertaining the public through its archives, public programs, screenings, exhibits, publications and online access to its resources.
The Newseum is a  museum of news. It offers visitors an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits.
Project Information Literacy (PIL) is a public benefit nonprofit dedicated to conducting an ongoing, large-scale research study about early adults and their research habits.
Discovery Education channel is a source of digital media content, which provides an outlet for students to discover and learn about captivating world wide phenomenon.
CyberWise is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art resources for busy grownups who want to understand how to help youth use digital media confidently and safely by offering online courses to help educate.