CMIL
Global MIL Chair as designated by:
United Nations and Alliance of Civilizations Logo
UNESCO and UniTwin Logo

Sherri Hope Culver authors a chapter for the next edition of 20 Questions About Youth and Media, a comprehensive guide to today’s most compelling issues regarding the study of children, tweens, teens and the media. The book addresses a range of media, from cartoons to the Internet, from advertising to popular music, and from mobile phones to educational television. The diverse array of topics include government regulation, race and gender, effects

Categories: News

An international media literacy research symposium was held in Lisbon, Portugal April 20, 2018,at the beautiful Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. This is the second time the symposium will take place–the first one was held at Fairfield University in Connecticut, USA on March 21, 2014. Attendees from over twenty-five countries shared their latest research and best practices for advocating for media literacy in various different panels and workshops. Sherri Hope Culver spoke at two

Categories: Events, News

Join us in Greece in Summer 2019 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 2018 Summer School, we are looking forward to welcoming another group of participants from all over the world to Thessaloniki International Media Summer Academy in July of 2019. This past year, the Academy focused on new trends

Categories: Events, News

Sherri Hope Culver, CMIL director, appeared on WHYY’s Radio Times (NPR) on March 6, 2018 to discuss the impact of Fred Rogers, Mister Rogers Neighborhood, on children’s media during the 50th anniversary of this iconic show. Generations of children have grown up watching the show, learning that being special simply means being true to oneself. The show emphasized the importance of self-esteem, friendship, compassion, curiosity, and imagination, and even tackled difficult topics like

Categories: Events, News

From December 5-7, Manchester, UK, will be home to the Children’s Global Media Summit, a major child’s media event held only once every 3 years! Over the 3 day Summit, sessions and keynotes will focus on five key themes: Innovation, Empowerment, Freedom, Entertainment and Education. The Summit was founded in 1995 in order to help secure the future of children’s programming in a rapidly-changing world. This Summit will bring together creatives, technology innovators, policymakers,

Categories: Events, News

  Media Literacy Week is November 6-10, 2017 Media Literacy Week is a national event to raise awareness about the need for media literacy education and its essential role in education today. Organizations, schools, educators and Media Literacy Week partners from all over the country will work with the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) on a wide variety of events including #MediaLitWk classroom lessons, virtual events, online chats,

Categories: Events, News

The 6th Annual International Children’s Media Conference (Istanbul) held November 1-2, 2017  is Turkey’s one and only conference focusing on children’s media. Professor and CMIL Director Sherri Hope Culver was an invited speaker at the conference. Her presentation was titled, “Media As Mirror: The Power of Representation in Children’s Media”. The conference is sponsored by the TRT network, the public broadcaster of Turkey. The conference aims to enhance children’s media. This

Categories: Events, News

The CMIL is pleased to announce the release of a new publication, “Survey on Media and Information Literacy with Youth Perspectives” co-authored by CMIL Director, Sherri Hope Culver and Alton Grizzle, Program Specialist for Media and Information Literacy, UNESCO. This publication is part of the UNESCO book series on Internet freedom. (http://en.unesco.org/unesco-series-on-internet-freedom ) In a world in which communication is increasingly global and online, the ability for a person to choose

Categories: Events, Featured, News

During summer July 2017 Sherri Hope Culver participated in the international summer school in Thessaloniki, Greece. Aristotle University Department of Journalism and Mass Media Communications developed this summer school with Deutsche Welle Academie and Beijing University of Foreign Studies. The theme was “International Journalism and media organizations in a turbulent age: European and Asian Perspectives” . The Summer School focused on the opportunities and challenges for reporting Asia and Europe, in

Categories: Events, News

WHAT: Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2017 WHEN: Oct 24 – 27 The sixth annual global celebration of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week highlights local and regional activities around the world.  The feature event, namely the Seventh Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference was hosted by the University of the West Indies, and took place from 24 to 27 October, 2017 in Kingston, Jamaica. Sherri Hope Culver, director

Categories: Events, News