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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 Wednesday, April 15, 2020 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Klein College of Media and Communication, one of the top communication’s schools in the USA. The event is geared to students and alumni interested in working in children’s media. If you are considering a

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Join us in Greece in Summer 2020 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 2019 Summer School, we are looking forward to welcoming another group of participants from all over the world to Thessaloniki International Media Summer Academy. This year’s topic will be  New Trends in Media and Journalism: Global Media

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Join Professor Sherri Hope Culver for the course “Media in a hyper-mediated world” (KLN 0873). This course fulfills the Human Behavior GenEd requirement. The Internet-fueled democratization of media* creation has enabled anyone to be a publisher and has given audiences almost infinite choices — with both great and questionable effects. In a world of (mis)information abundance, it can be difficult to discern fact from opinion and truth from fiction. We need

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At a time in which the ways we consume media have been changing rapidly, how much do we want the government to help support media industry growth or determine media industry restrictions? These questions are not some purely academic exercise. The answers affect what you get to see, where you get to see it, and who gets to offer it to you. On this episode of Media Inside Out, we

In recent years, celebrities have become increasingly vocal about their positions on various political topics. It’s a celebrity’s job to build believability with their audience and more celebrities are using that connected relationship to give their opinion on issues beyond why we should go see their latest movie. Though it’s okay for a celebrity to raise our interest or knowledge in a topic, it is up to us to do the

We’re gearing up for this year’s Media Literacy Week! This will be the 2nd Annual Media Literacy Week hosted by the National Association for Media Literacy Education from October 31 to November 4, 2016. For more details please visit: https://medialiteracyweek.us/ and be sure to check back on what we did in 2015. The Center for Media and Information Literacy would love to partner with you for this event. Please contact the Director of CMIL,

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Video games have moved from being categorized as simply a recreational activity, to include a wide range of creative, often educational and often money-making media platform. Gamification, the term for this movement, has deep implications for learning, visual imagery, and commercialism, among other topics. You can see its influence in how educators are trying to engage students, how advertisers are trying to engage customers, and how governments are trying to

The Center for Media and Information Literacy was established in 2011 at Temple University as a hub for research, outreach, education, and professional development on issues involving media literacy and information literacy locally, nationally, and internationally.  Our keywords are Explore, Innovate, Create, Share.   Our work is strategically aligned around three areas: 1. Scholarship: Develop and implement a multidisciplinary research agenda examining the impact of media and technology, with a focus

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PBS programing informs and inspires through artistic content, documentaries, and non-commercialized news programs. Each program provides citizens with multiple perspectives on world events and cultures.     Discovery Channel is the second most widely distributed cable channel in the United States . The network features programs focusing primarily on prominent history, science and technology. Discovery Channel is known for airing documentaries specifically aimed at families an young audiences.   The History Channel airs a diverse

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