By Laurel J. Felt The Center for Media Literacy (CML) occupies a cornerstone in our community. CML President and CEO Tessa Jolls recently took the time to discuss with me CML’s impacts, offerings, and plans for the future. IMPACTS Since 1989, when media literacy pioneer Elizabeth Thoman established CML, this organization has served as a […]
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An event was held in October 2013 in Madison, WI to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the National Telemedia Council. Another reception marking the event followed two months later in Los Angeles. At the events, three prominent educators were honored with the 2013 Jessie McCanse Award for Media Literacy. Frank W. Baker and Barrie McMahon […]
NAMLE organizational member the San Francisco Film Society is excited to announce the launch of FilmEd., a dynamic new online interactive Open Educational Resource where educators and artists can access the information and tools—and the community—they need to teach media arts in the classroom and to connect filmmakers with young audiences. FilmEd. grew out of […]
NAMLE members Frank Baker and Kara Clayton were featured presenters October 4 at the Michigan Council of Teachers of English’s annual conference held at the Kellogg Conference Center on the campus of Michigan State University. The theme of the one-day conference was “Media and Cultural Literacy in the 21st Century: Transforming English Language Arts while […]
On September 20th in downtown Providence, Rhode Island, friends of media literacy pioneer Liz Thoman gathered as part of the Symposium on the Historical Roots of Media Literacy.
NAMLE notes the passing of media literacy activist Bob McCannon and sends condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues. The good work of the Media Literacy Project — formerly the New Mexico Media Literacy Project, which he founded — is a lasting and fitting legacy.