We’re happy to announce the results of the recent election for the Board of Directors for the 2013-2015 term. Reflecting the growing reach of media literacy across multiple disciplines, the 15-member board now includes representatives from higher education, independent media, after-school programs, media production, organizational communications, research and public health. Newly elected “At Large” Board [...]
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Thanks again to Cyndy Scheibe from Project Look Sharp, Emily Long from the LAMP, and Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz from NAMAC for participating in our first NAMLE Spotlight Series hangout! The video is now available on our YouTube channel: The conversation focused on current projects from our participating groups and then forayed into various challenges and [...]
We invite members to post recommendations for the following candidates for the NAMLE Board of Directors, at the bottom of this page. Members will be emailed with directions for voting.
The Daily You: How the New Advertising Industry Is Defining Your Identity and Your Worth by Joseph Turow ($11.43 + free shipping). The Internet is often hyped as a means to enhanced consumer power: a hypercustomized media world where individuals exercise unprecedented control over what they see and do. That is the scenario media guru [...]
What do Voices of Hope, iCarly, and Jon Stewart have in common? They have all been winners of NAMLE’s Media Literate Media award. Nominations are now being accepted for 2013. Do you know of a person, program, organization, or initiative in mainstream media that deserves this honor? Specifically, we’re looking for those who: Have raised [...]
Two years ago, the most powerful earthquake ever to have hit Japan occurred off the coast of Tohoku. Nearly a half million buildings fully or partially collapsed; widespread power outages and nuclear accidents occurred; and tens of thousands of people were injured and killed. Less than five percent of the damage was caused by the [...]