A.D.D.: Adolescent Demo Division ($24.15 + free shipping). NAMLE National Advisory Board Member, Douglas Rushkoff, (also a world-renowned media theorist, Frontline TV correspondent and author) writes about the world’s luckiest teen gamers—the Adolescent Demo Division. The A.D.D. are Raised from birth to test media, appear on reality TV and enjoy the fruits of corporate culture, the squad [...]
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NAMLE National Advisory Council member, and recent keynoter at the 2011 NAMLE Conference, Douglas Rushkoff recently posted his thoughts on the role of social media in recent “flash mob” activity on CNN.com’s Opinion page. Bottom line, he calls for more media literacy: “…educate ourselves and our children about the underlying biases of these technologies: how they [...]
In his July 24 address at the NAMLE conference, keynote speaker Douglas Rushkoff said he felt inspired by how “sexy” media literacy has become. The term “media literacy” used to make eyes glaze over; it sounded like something that came from the parent/establishment world, but now it’s a fertile cultural source—“a weird, cross-pollinating thing, something iconoclastic that’s going [...]
The media landscape is changing, along with what means to be a literate participant in it. It’s no longer enough to understand the media we read and watch. We must learn how to read and watch the media through which we understand the world. That’s why the upcoming NAMLE conference matters. Our best hope of [...]
Hip-hop artist and diversity advocate Mohammed Bilal and digital culture guru Douglas Rushkoff will each deliver keynote addresses at the NAMLE 2011 Conference in Philadelphia this July. Register for the Conference here. Mohammed Bilal is probably best known as the voice of reason on MTV’s Real World San Francisco. He is also an accomplished diversity [...]
Douglas Rushkoff is a best-selling author, award-winning documentary filmmaker, and regularly lectures on the intersection of media, art, and society. His new book, Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age, is a highly readable manifesto about the impact of the digital environment on human behavior. In this interview the point-of-view outlined in [...]