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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...

Children’s Media Experts Inspire at Event

Children’s Media Experts Inspire at Event

On Thursday, April 11, a group of children’s media experts spoke at the second Children’s Media Career Symposium. The evening included a panel focused on trends in children’s media and a second panel focused on career opportunities in the industry. Discussions were...

Culver Presents at Media Literacy 360° Forum

Culver Presents at Media Literacy 360° Forum

On December 11th and 12th, 2019, Sherri Hope Culver presented at the Media Literacy 360° Forum and Fair. This event brought journalists, educators, and other professionals to Bratislava, Slovakia to discuss how the digital environment can improve information literacy...

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...

Media Literacy Week Event: The Problem with Apu

Media Literacy Week Event: The Problem with Apu

On November 5, the Center for Media and Information Literacy hosted a screening and post-screening panel discussion of the documentary “The Problem with Apu". The film focuses on the character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, an Indian immigrant in the animated sitcom The...

International Journalists Learn about Media Literacy

International Journalists Learn about Media Literacy

On Monday, October 1st, Sherri Hope Culver, CMIL Director, presented to 28 participants in the Foreign Press Center's International Reporting Tour on Media Literacy and Combatting Disinformation. Tour participants included reporters from across the globe including...

Culver presents at Mexico Media Literacy Forum

Culver presents at Mexico Media Literacy Forum

Sherri Hope Culver, CMIL Director, presented on the topic of "The identity of teenagers in social networks" at the first ever Media Literacy Forum of the Mexico IFT  (Institute of Federal Communications), an autonomous regulatory authority for telecommunications and...

2018 Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week

2018 Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week

The annual Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week was celebrated this year from October 24-31 under the theme “Media and Information Literate Cities: Voices, Powers and Change Makers”. UNESCO, UNAOC, the Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural...

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...