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Org. Member Spotlight: Interview with Darragh Worland and the News Literacy Project

Org. Member Spotlight: Interview with Darragh Worland and the News Literacy Project

[ 0 ] February 25, 2015

Darragh Worland is the New York Program Manager and Vice President for Digital Media at the News Literacy Project (NLP). She recently spoke to Student Leadership Council member, Emily Bailin, about NLP’s history, how the organization is staying relevant in an increasingly evolving news and information landscape, and upcoming projects that we’ll want to keep […]

Vivian Vasquez to give keynote at 2015 conference

Vivian Vasquez to give keynote at 2015 conference

[ 0 ] February 17, 2015

We are excited to announce our first keynote speaker: Vivian Vasquez, Ed.D., a literacy professor, bestselling author, and award-winning educator. Dr. Vasquez is a Professor of Education at American University. The 2013-2014 academic year marks her 30th year in the field of education. Her research interests are in critical literacy, early literacy and information communication […]

January Org. Member Profile: Meridian Hill Pictures

[ 0 ] January 28, 2015

Emily Bailin (NAMLE Student Leadership Council) recently interviewed Aqiyla Thomas, the Education Manager at Meridian Hill Pictures about their documentary film production studio founded in 2010 and based in Washington D.C.. Their studio works to amplify community voices and authorship and focuses on producing independent, social impact documentary films. When did your organization launch and why? […]

Org. Member Spotlight: Brigham Young University’s Theatre & Media Arts Department

[ 0 ] December 19, 2014

Emily Bailin (NAMLE Student Advisory Board) recently interviewed Amy Petersen Jensen and Benjamin Thevenin from Brigham Young University’s Theatre & Media Arts Department regarding their Master’s of Arts in Media Arts Education program through their Theater and Media Arts Department.  When did your organization launch and why? Brigham Young University’s Theatre & Media Arts Department […]

Org. Member Spotlight: Convergence Academies

Org. Member Spotlight: Convergence Academies

[ 0 ] November 23, 2014

   photos by Kathleen Tieri Ton As a model demonstration project, the Convergence Academies initiative incubates new teaching and learning strategies that can significantly increase the skills, knowledge and agency that students need to thrive in a 21st century networked society. With a focus on media and news literacy, information quality, and youth-centered media production, […]

Organizational Member Spotlight: The Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB)

[ 0 ] November 2, 2014

This month, Emily Bailin of the NAMLE’s Student Leadership Council, interviewed Lubna Adam of the Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB).  When did MDLAB launch and why? Following the recommendations of an Open Society Foundation sponsored study (Mapping Digital Media: Lebanon), The Media Studies Program at the American University of Beirut (AUB) proposed to […]