Andrew Shaqfeh

Media Literacy During COVID-19

Media Literacy During COVID-19

As we all work through the challenges of this pandemic, consider the areas in which media literacy skills are vitally necessary. Below are a list of resources we have gathered from trusted media literacy partners working to help us make sense of the myriad of news...

Episode 47: Advertising in Entertainment

Episode 47: Advertising in Entertainment

  https://vimeo.com/396532583 Last week I was searching for a video on YouTube and a video of a dancing teenage girl popped up. My daughter is a teenage girl, so yeah, I was interested! The three-minute video was about two teen girls and their long-distance...

Episode 46: How To Make Sense of the News

Episode 46: How To Make Sense of the News

https://vimeo.com/389507881 Every day news happens. It might be a local school closing due to a fire. Or war breaking out on the other side of the world. Or the opening of the latest installment of your favorite superhero movie. It’s all news. How do you find out...

Children’s Media Career Symposium: April 15, 2020

Children’s Media Career Symposium: April 15, 2020

Join the Center for Media and Information Literacy at Temple University for the third Children's Media Career Symposium. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm at the Klein College of Media and Communication, one of the top...

Sherri Hope Culver interviewed for “Metro Kids” magazine

Sherri Hope Culver is interviewed in the January 2020 edition of "Metro Kids" magazine. Her expertise in children and media is the focus of the article "Raise Smart News Consumers," where Culver helps guide parents towards healthier news consumption strategies for...

Episode 45: The Growth of Podcasting

Episode 45: The Growth of Podcasting

  https://vimeo.com/372676613 Did you grow up with radio? Sherri did. Along with great memories of listening to her favorite stations and imagining what the DJ’s looked like, Sherri has memories of frustrating afternoons spent hovering over a radio with her tape...

Summer 2020 Media Academy in Greece

Summer 2020 Media Academy in Greece

Join us in Greece in Summer 2020 for the International Media Summer Academy! Today, accurate information is an increasingly critical resource for our understanding of the world. Building on the success of the 2019 Summer School, we are looking forward to welcoming...

Episode 44: What do Kids think about Media?

Episode 44: What do Kids think about Media?

https://vimeo.com/366540543 Many times on this show, we’ve talked about how media affects kids. We’ve had experts speak about concerns regarding video games or social media, or the influence of media on kid’s lives. But we’ve never given kids the opportunity to speak...

Episode 43: Religion in Media

Episode 43: Religion in Media

Religion and media often intersect and collide, and often in messy ways. Religion might be the focus of a documentary, the theme of a sitcom episode, the butt of a late-night joke, the topic of a viral social media meme, or the subject of extended coverage in a...