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Photo fact-checking in the digital age

Photo fact-checking in the digital age

[ 0 ] October 14, 2014

Resource Link: Photo fact-checking in the digital age (Learn Channel video from the News Literacy Project) Description: In this video, NLP’s Chicago Program Manager Mary Owen talks about how seeing is not necessarily believing in the digital age. She then demonstrates how to evaluate images online by using reverse image searches. She uses two examples, […]

October 2014: M-Passioned Member Ron Placone

October 2014: M-Passioned Member Ron Placone

[ 0 ] October 1, 2014

1) What do you do? I tour the country doing stand-up comedy and speaking on Media Policy at college campuses with my lecture/performance, Madness in the Message. I also run an independent Morning Show on WRFN in Nashville, TN. I guess at the end of the day I create stuff and try to find other people that care […]

Org. Member Spotlight: The Bush School

[ 0 ] September 30, 2014

This month, Emily Bailin of the NAMLE’s Student Leadership Council, interviewed Ethan Delavan, the new Director of Technology at The Bush School in Seattle, Washington. Delavan oversees not only technical infrastructure, support and training, but also the library and technology-related curriculum development. Part of Ethan’s job at Bush is to analyze existing media, information and […]

St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

The Board Of Cooperative Educational Services of St. Lawrence-Lewis Counties (The SLL BOCES) serves 18 school districts in St. Lawrence and Lewis Counties, New York, by providing cost-effective shared services, including career training for high-school students and adults, special education, alternative schools, technology education, and teacher training, as well as dozens of programs to expand […]

Org. Member Spotlight: Press4Kids

Org. Member Spotlight: Press4Kids

[ 0 ] July 28, 2014

NAMLE Executive Director, Michelle Ciulla Lipkin recently asked Lillian Holtzclaw Stern, founder of Press4Kids, the scoop on News-o-matic. Here’s what she said. Press4kids (P4K) was created in 2012 to fill a need of delivering current events to a young audience in an engaging and age-appropriate manner. In today’s plugged-in world, children can no longer be […]

NAMLE announces new board members and inaugural Leadership Council

NAMLE announces new board members and inaugural Leadership Council

[ 0 ] July 6, 2014

July 8, 2014 – The National Association for Media Literacy Education today announced the election of four new board members for two-year terms beginning August 1, 2014. Kristi Avram brings more than a decade of entertainment publicity, event planning and marketing experience, having held executive positions at Samuel Goldman Films, Roadside Attractions, New Line Cinema, […]