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2014-01-09 23:23:21

Logical Operations today announces a new partnership with the National Institute for Social Media (NISM). NISM is the first and only organization to offer industry educational standards for the social media field, to provide an expert-facilitated social media training program geared to help businesses use social media effectively. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Logical Operations today announces a new partnership with the National Institute for Social Media (NISM). NISM is the...

2013-11-21 23:23:40

Media Literacy Guide for Families and Caregivers Explores Issues of Youth Gender Identity, Representation and Expression in Media-Saturated Culture New York, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The LAMP (Learning About Multimedia Project) introduced "A Guide to Gender, Youth and Media", the latest in its series of LAMPlit resource guides. Intended for parents and caregivers, the guide offers basic explanations of complex ideas around gender and youth in a highly mediated culture, and...

2013-11-16 23:00:07

Cedar Crest College celebrated Media Literacy Week, an annual observance of media culture and its effect on consumers, through a week-long series of events that included an opportunity for young girls to learn about media messages and internet safety. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 The average person sees more than 3,000 marketing messages a day and the importance of teaching students to think critically about those messages is more important than ever. What images are out there?...

2013-10-31 23:24:02

Knight-funded tool for nationwide use in schools overcomes hurdles for educators teaching 21st-century skills, incorporates fair use and encourages critical media literacy; intends to "create 10,000 little Jon Stewarts...breaking the media and changing the message." New York, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 In an event this week at New York University, The LAMP (Learning About Multimedia Project) introduced the Media Breaker, an online video editor designed exclusively for remixing...

2013-10-17 23:22:48

Free online video editor allows students to remix copyrighted content in an educational setting according to fair use guidelines. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 The LAMP (Learning About Multimedia Project ) a non-profit organization educating and equipping people to shape the media landscape through hands-on training, today announces the official launch of Media Breaker at New York University’s Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy on Tuesday, October 29 from 4:00 to...

2013-10-09 23:19:31

October is National Information Literacy Awareness Month. As manager of Research and Development for The MotivAct Group and a certified copyright manager, Barbara Combes Ingrassia coaches academic and business organizations through the "gray, murky ooze" that is copyright in the Digital Age. Ingrassia views copyright literacy and management as an essential risk management skill for any professional organization. Holden, MA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 October is National Information...

2013-06-19 23:21:22

Media critic Dr. Ted Baehr to speak on media wisdom and the MOVIEGUIDE® "Report to the Entertainment Industry" at science symposium in Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Dr. Ted Baehr, an international family advocate, has been invited by the American Association for the Advancement of Science to speak on media wisdom and the MOVIEGUIDE® Report to the Entertainment Industry at the organization´s summer conference in Las Vegas. The AAAS is the world´s largest...


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