Announcements

Media Literacy Pillars: Deconstruction, Construction and Participation

This new CML Infographic shows the three pillars that media literacy rest upon: Deconstruction, Construction and Participation. With new media, participation is a constant, where reading, writing and sharing and contributing and yes - participating - are all part of the equation, whether through visual, aural, digital or print media. 

Five Key Questions

The Five Core Concepts of media literacy (see http://www.medialit.org/sites/default/files/Media%20Literacy%20Concepts.png) inform a process of inquiry that can be applied to any media content – whether you are producing or consuming media messages.  This new CML Infographic features CML’s Five Key Questions for Construction/Production (https://www.medialit.org/sites/default/files/5%20Key%20Questions%20For%20Construction.jpg ) – each associated with a Concept – to ask when constructing, or producing, media messages, regardless of whether those messages are disseminated on social media, video, billboards or logos.  These questions are just a starting point for exploration – but they are a reliable starting point that provide a handy way to collaborate with others and zero in on key concerns for effective production.

 

Media Literacy and Media Businesses in the Post- Soviet Baltics: A Strategic Defense Priority

 A new podcast featuring an interview with Guna Spurava, Head of the UNESCO Media and Information Literacy Chair for the University of Latvia, is featured in the February issue of Connections, which examines the state of media and society in the Baltic States: (link to Issue that has podcast and to transcript of the podcast - both are below)

Media Triangle

The latest CML Infographic depicts the Media Triangle, which shows our ongoing relationship with media – and today, we serve multiple roles as producers and users of media.
Animated infographic version you can see in our YouTube channel -  Media Triangle. 

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Commit2MediaLit! 2018

In celebration of Global MIL Week and US Media Literacy Week, we are asking people: Why do you Commit2MediaLit?  Thank you to Connecticut Public and TVSB for participating. Hear the voices of  students, educators, and librarians. 

Celebrate Global MIL Week and US Media Literacy Week

Global Media and Information Literacy Week is October 24-31. Bring MIL to your community! See the flyer for ideas and ways to participate.  Visit the newly launched web site for Global MIL, North American chapter.  Find it here

National Media Literacy Week is November 5-9. Celebrations and activities are scheduled around the country.  Find information at https://namle.net/publications/media-literacy-week-november-2nd-6th-2015/ to get involved. 

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