Thank you Dain Olsen for your commitment to Media Arts instruction in California. Expand this announcement (click on headline) for more information including a link to the CA bill, and PDF Media Arts Education Introduction.
Article by Victor C. Strasburger, MD, on Chldren, Adolescents and Media: Ten Mistakes We've Made and How to Fix Them. Published by Clinical Pediatrics, May 2016. http://cpj.sagepub.com/content/55/6/509.extract
We've added a new interview to the Voices of Media Literacy project - Victor C. Strasburger, MD. Dr. Strasburger is a pediatrician who has study children and media for more than 30 years. The Voices of Media Literacy project includes more than 20 interviews with media literacy pioneers. Find the interviews here.
UPDATE: Videos of the presentation are now available on CML's YouTube channel.
Media Literacy Week produced a cache of artifacts useful for K-12 teachers, university academics, librarians, and community leaders. Events throughout the week highlighted the power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today. Find some of the online resources and activities from Los Angeles participants here.
As part of Media Literacy Week, Tessa Jolls was online taking questions from Reddit followers in an Ask Me Anything forum about media literacy. Thank you to all who participated. Find the transcript PDF here -- excellent questions and informative responses.
CML's Tessa Jolls was asked to comment on a questionable "creepy" ad campaign published by Bloomingdale's. Read the article.
CML's Tessa Jolls is quoted in this recent article from Variety. Reality TV and Politics make the need for media literacy very real.