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Partner Spotlight: Center for Media Literacy

When did your organization launch and why? The Center for Media Literacy was founded by Elizabeth Thoman in 1989. Elizabeth “Liz” Thoman was a pioneer in the media literacy field, who helped launch media literacy in…
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Member Spotlight: Mikayla Brown

Mikayla Brown is the Graduate Fellow and Resource Content Curator for the Cyber Citizenship Initiative What do you do? I am currently a Communication Ph.D. Student at Temple University, and the Content Curator Graduate Fellow for…
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Luna Raposo-Dean, Social Media Intern

Luna Raposo-Dean is a third year undergraduate student at Wesleyan University studying Psychology and American Studies. She is passionate about media literacy education and has focused on the impact of media in adolescent development and cultural…
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Partner Spotlight: NexGen News

When did your organization launch and why? The idea for NexGen News was born in a 5th grade classroom in 2020. When I was in elementary school, current events education consisted of cutting a clipping out…
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JMLE Welcomes New Editorial Team

New York, NY (May 10, 2022) — NAMLE is pleased to announce the newest editorial team members of the Journal of Media Literacy Education, who have been appointed to serve a three-year term. They include: Maria…
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Renee Hobbs, Founding Co-Editor

Renee Hobbs is Professor of Communication Studies at the Harrington School of Communication and Media, University of Rhode Island USA, where she co-directs the Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy. At the Media Education Lab, Hobbs advances…
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Helen Liu, Managing Editor

Helen Liu is a doctoral student in the Faculty of Education at York University and a secondary teacher on the York Region District School Board (YRDSB). Her research interests include the critical examination of media, adolescent…
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Lucas Jacob, Co-Editor

Lucas Jacob is the Director of Writing, Communication, and Media Literacy at La Jolla Country Day School, in San Diego, California, USA. For over 25 years, he has worked as a teacher, administrator, and advisor in…
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Julian McDougall, Co-Editor

Julian McDougall is Professor in Media and Education, Head of the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice and runs the Professional Doctorate (Ed.D.) in Creative and Media Education at Bournemouth University. He convenes the annual Global…
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