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The latest episode of Media Inside Out premiered on TUTV on April 12 at 12PM. Check back soon for a link to watch the latest episode! Episode Description: Do you have fantasies about sharing your favorite restaurant with thousands, or millions of followers? There are influencers about dog care. Influencers about makeup. Influencers about tennis. Influencers for just about everything. There’s a whole sub-culture focused on what it means to

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When adults look at teenagers playing video games, they often see a pleasant (but also ultimately meaningless) way of spending free time. What they might miss is the fact that for many young people games have become the most important part of their media ecosystem – and a space in which they learn critical thinking and other skills associated with media literacy. Such skills will prove crucial in their future

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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 working in children’s media. If you are considering a career in media or a career focused on children, this event is an opportunity to

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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, oversharing, restrictions on access to technology, and much more! Guests Include:

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  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 event will be taking place on October 28th at 5:00 pm (EST). Jumpstart your knowledge about the next areas of content development for kids: immersive experiences that blend

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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 professionals including Steven Pinker – behavioral psychologist and author of “Enlightenment Now”, Jimmeka Anderson, founder of I AM not the MEdia, Sherri Hope Culver, director of the CMIL, is featured as a media literacy expert. To book

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  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 is diversity and an appreciation for ‘difference’ communicated in each of these media? How does  representation influence what children understand about the ‘other” and about cross-

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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 hours of content to audiences across the globe. What influence does this content have on society? How have streaming services changed what it means to ‘watch’ TV?

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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 reports, the misinformation, and the confusion. We hope the following resources are helpful. If you have specific questions, please contact Sherri Hope Culver at shculver@temple.edu.

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The Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL) is a groundbreaking effort to promote international cooperation to ensure that all citizens have access to media and information competencies. Yet, organizations from over eighty countries have agreed to join forces and stand together for change.This pioneering initiative was launched during the Global Forum for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy (MIL) which took place from 26 to 28

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