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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 Augmented Reality 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 real-world environments

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Temple People is a show that highlights the diverse and talented people of Temple University. This past week’s episode highlight’s the director of CMIL, Sherri Hope Culver. The episode aired on TUTV on October 13th, 2020 at 11:30am EDT and 7:30pm EDT. Click the above media player to watch the full episode!

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“TRUST ME” is 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

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The eighth annual global celebration of Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week will take place from 26 to 31 October 2020. The theme for this year is titled, “Resisting Disinfodemic: Media and Information Literacy for everyone and, by everyone”. Global MIL Week 2020 highlights how we can look to address disinformation and divides by recognizing our shared interest in improving everyone’s competencies to engage with the opportunities and risks in today’s landscape of

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Sherri Hope Culver, CMIL Director, is part of Philadelphia Inquirer’s Anti-Racism Initiative entitled, “Inquirer For All.”. She is one of a quintet of Temple professors working to facilitate a process within the institution focusing on its Coverage, Editorial Voice, Newsroom Culture, and, of course, Policy & Process.

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  Click Here to watch the webinar! On October 7 we held a webinar from 10am to 11:30 on the importance of representation in children’s media, moderated by the Center for Media and Information Literacy’s, Sherri Culver. Event details: Children’s views on race, ethnicity and identity are shaped by what they see in media, including television. Social med ia influencers are seen as role models by children as young as

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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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Created in a landmark collaboration with the College of Education, TUTV and Temple’s Center for Media and Information Literacy, “Advice from the Classroom” is a new program for parents featuring smart ways to make learning at home engaging and fun. The short videos distill concise instructions and valuable insights on how to foster learning with easy and simple techniques. Each video is introduced by CMIL Director, Sherri Hope Culver. Additionally,

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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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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 their children. The article, written by Kimberly Yavorski, is available to read in the January 2020 edition of “Metro Kids” magazine (link below).

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