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The Kids Tonight Show Review

The Kids Tonight Show Review

At long last, NBC has made the leap into creating a kids-based “late night” talk show, with the less- than- creative title of, The Kids Tonight Show. The show premiered on October 14, 2021 and is executive produced by Lorne Michaels (SNL, 30 Rock, The Tonight Show)...

Online International Children’s Film Festival TAKORAMA

Online International Children’s Film Festival TAKORAMA

As a member of the UNESCO MIL Alliance, the CMIL is proud to serve as the US partner for the Online International Children's Film Festival TAKORAMA. https://www.takorama.org/en   The objective of the festival is to offer children original short films on...

New UNESCO MIL Curriculum Released

New UNESCO MIL Curriculum Released

    The second edition of the UNESCO MIL Curriculum is now available. A global event featuring a series of webinars was held to mark the release. Each webinar presented case studies from MIL experts and practitioners. The webinars were held April 23, 27 and 29, 2021....

Missed the Symposium? Watch It Here!

Missed the Symposium? Watch It Here!

Did you miss the Children's Media Career Symposium? Learn more about our amazing panelists and Guest Speakers below. Watch a recording of the event here! (This video includes the first hour of the event with the keynote speakers address and the final hour of the...

Digital Playgrounds Webinar

Digital Playgrounds Webinar

On Monday April 19th Sherri Hope Culver participated in the Digital Playgrounds - Young Gamers and Critical Thinking Webinar. Watch the webinar here! Webinar Description: When adults look at teenagers playing video games, they often see a pleasant (but also ultimately...

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2021

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2021

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 Thursday, March 25th, 2021 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm over zoom. The event is geared to students and alumni interested in...

UNESCO Media & Information Literacy Alliance News Update

UNESCO Media & Information Literacy Alliance News Update

Sherri Hope Culver (CMIL director) edited the latest edition of the UNESCO Media & Information Literacy (MIL) Alliance News Update (V.2 - N.6)  released February 2021. Sherri serves as co-vice chair of the International Steering Committee. The Update shares global...

Ep. 52 – Teens Online

Ep. 52 – Teens Online

The latest episode of Media Inside Out aired on TUTV on Monday, March 1st at 12PM. The episode tackled the topic of teens online, with real teens perspectives! Host, Sherri Hope Culver, asked questions and talked about online media consumption, digital footprints,...

Ep. 51 – Seniors Online

Ep. 51 – Seniors Online

Aired live on Monday, February 8th, from 12:00pm to 12:30pm on TUTV. Episode Description: If you’re a person in your 20’s, or even your 40’s you likely take for granted your ease with conducting your life online. You pay bills online. Facetime with friends. Stream new...

Ep. 50 – The Influence of TikTok

Ep. 50 – The Influence of TikTok

Aired Wednesday (01/06/21) at 12:30PM EST AND 8:30PM EST and at 4:30AM EST on Thursday  (01/07/21) One of the most popular apps in existence right now is TikTok, a short form video sharing app. At last count, TikTok had over 50 million daily active users in the US--...

Violence on Screen in Russia & the Youth

Violence on Screen in Russia & the Youth

Violence on the Russian & American Media Screen and Youth Audience is an article written by Alexander Fedorov from 2003. This paper analyzes violence in society and how it may be connected to the presentation of violence in the media. See below for an excerpt from...

The Learning Network from The New York Times

The Learning Network from The New York Times

    The Learning Network is a section of the New York Times for teachers seeking to obtain new ideas and methods of teaching media literacy, among other topics to students of various age groups. Article topics range anywhere from student opinion articles,...