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Ep. 60 – Headlines as Clickbait

Ep. 60 – Headlines as Clickbait

Perhaps one of the most influential spaces in which words matter is in the news we consume.  Whether you consume your news through a social media app such as TikTok or Twitter, or on a news podcast, or the website of a traditional news outlet like the New York Times...

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2022

Children’s Media Career Symposium 2022

The fourth annual Children's Media Career Symposium took place on April 7th. This event served as an opportunity to learn about the industry firsthand, from leaders in content creation, animation, podcasts, marketing, research and entrepreneurship. Guest speakers...

Ep. 59 – Youth Perspective on Media

Ep. 59 – Youth Perspective on Media

Episode 59. "Youth Perspective on Media". Original airdate: April 18, 2022. In early 2022, Sherri led a youth jury, a judging panel, of middle school age kids who were tasked with screening and evaluating the best television programs in the world for kids, as part of...

Angry Birds: Summer Madness Review

Angry Birds: Summer Madness Review

At this point, it feels like everyone in the world must knowt the Angry Birds. Having sold over ten million copies of the mobile game, spawning multiple movies, t-shirts, sweatshirts, plush dolls, Lego sets, mini figurines, and so on, the Angry Birds have been a...

Prix Jeunesse Youth Jury 2022

Prix Jeunesse Youth Jury 2022

The CMIL is proud to be a partner in the Prix Jeunesse this year. We helped organize one of the global youth juries to screen and judge two categories of this prestigious children's television festival. The judging consisted of two categories: Fiction for ages 11-15...

Join The Philadelphia Youth Media Collaborative!

Join The Philadelphia Youth Media Collaborative!

The Philadelphia Youth Media Collaborative is a collective of diverse Philadelphia organizations that seeks to support youth through media and literacy. Through digital media production, the organizations seek to build self expression, creative skills and deeper...

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....

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,...

Event: Creating AR & VR for Kids

Event: Creating AR & VR for Kids

  Please join the CMIL and the Children’s Media Association for a special event celebrating Global Media & Information Literacy Week. We will be holding an online discussion on, "Future Proofing: How to responsibly create AI, AR and VR content for kids". This...

“Trust Me” Media Literacy Documentary Release

“Trust Me” Media Literacy Documentary Release

A feature-length documentary exploring human nature, information technology, misinformation, disinformation, and the importance of media & information literacy (MIL) for individuals and society. Coming Soon, 2020. The documentary will feature an array of media...

Representation in Children’s Media

Representation in Children’s Media

  Click Here to watch the webinar! Children’s views on race, ethnicity and identity are shaped by what they see in media, including television, movies, and social media. Social media influencers are seen as role models by children as young as primary school. How...

The Influence of Streaming Services Webinar

The Influence of Streaming Services Webinar

On September 16th, Sherri Culver, of the Center for Media and Information Literacy moderated a webinar on the Influence of Global Streaming Click here to watch the webinar! The webinar was described as such: Major streaming services such as Netflix offer thousands of...

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...