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.
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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.
NAMLE board member DC Vito spoke to NBC 4 New York about work his organization, The Lamp, is doing in New York City schools. Watch the interview Learn more about The Lamp’s current projects at thelampnyc.org.
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National Literacy Action Week (NLAW) will take place January 28th-February 3rd, 2013.
During this week, campus literacy programs nationwide join together to raise awareness about literacy and create change on their campuses and in their communities.
If you’re attending, consider reporting back to NAMLE on the roll of media literacy in the conference. If you are presenting on media literacy at this conference, please let us know.
Tribute by Theresa Redmond After more than thirty years advocating for and advancing the state of media literacy education in the United States, Dr. David Considine, professor at Appalachian State University and creator and coordinator of the Graduate Program in Media Literacy, retired this year (2012). For some at Appalachian, this year may seem like […]