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“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...

CMIL partners for “Advice from the Classroom”

CMIL partners for “Advice from the Classroom”

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...

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...

Sherri Hope Culver interviewed for “Metro Kids” magazine

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...

Media Literacy Workshops in Nigeria

Media Literacy Workshops in Nigeria

The CMIL is partnering with the Street Project Foundation (Nigeria) for their Digital Amazons project. Digital Amazons is a three-week capacity building program for female creatives aged 18-25 years old gifted in different areas of the Creative Arts. The goal is to...

Philly as a “Smart” Media & Information Literate City

Since 2012 the CMIL  has been collaborating with UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organization) through their global university program to develop, encourage, and guide a global array of media and information literacy (MIL) resources and...

Report from the Children’s Media Career Symposium

Report from the Children’s Media Career Symposium

On Thursday. April 12th, the Center for Media and Information Literacy hosted its first ever Children's Media Career Symposium at Temple University. The evening consisted of panels on trends in children's media and career opportunities in the industry, followed by...