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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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Seeking proposals for articles to be published in the 2014 Yearbook on media and information literacy and intercultural dialogue. The Yearbook is a project of the UNESCO University Twining and Networking Programme (UNITWIN) and the UN Alliance of Civilizations. The focus of the paper must be on media and information literacy and intercultural dialogue and connect to the theme “Global Citizenship in a Digitally Networked World.”

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This month’s episode of Media Inside Out tackles the topic of “The Audience as Author”. The episode will air on TUTV Wednesday, November 8 @ 12:30 PM, 8:30 PM and 4:30 AM Thursday, November 9. Guests Nuala Cabral (University Community Collaborative), Antoine Haywood (PhillyCam), Jennifer Nguyen (Her Campus),  Angela M. Cirucci (Ph.D. Student) and George Miller (Temple University) join host Sherri Hope Culver in this discussion about the audience shift from

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This episode of Media Inside Out discusses the impact of news editing with Executive Producer of Temple Update, Peter Jeroff, Producer of Temple Update and Temple Student, Isabel Garcia, Executive Producer NBC10 11pm News, Johnny Greene and host/producer Sherri Hope Culver.  The episode focuses on the power of editing; how it shapes the messages we see and the way we think about current events. Episode Two:  Editing the News  

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(Picture Courtesy of Los Angeles Times) Sherri Hope Culver spoke Wednesday morning September 25th on KNX News Radio responding to the issues that have arisen after the distribution of iPads throughout school districts in Los Angeles. What was intended to be utilized for educational purposes has now become yet another method of internet browsing.  Over the past weekend students began “hacking” into their Facebook accounts and Pandora accounts; something the

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