Magazine

The Need for Introducing Media Education in our School Curriculum

A Paper Presented at the 2nd Catholic Media Summit on Education Held in Abuja from the 28th to the 31st of October 2014 by Rev. Fr. Kuha INDYER, CSSp, Introduction All over the world, there is a growing need that media education be included in the school curriculum. Against this background, Australia has been the first country where media education has been made mandatory and part of schooling from kindergarten through twelfth grade (Quin and McMahon, 2001). In Asia, the Philippines has been the first country to integrate media education into… [more]

Posted in Media & Information Literacy, Uncategorized |

Call for Papers: MILID Journal on Media Literacy and Social Inclusion

Scientific MILID Journal invites the academic community to submit papers that contribute to the use of the media and education objectives for social inclusion. This first issue of the journal receives articles that address the development of teaching methodologies to enhance the participation of socially disadvantaged groups in broadcasting, the use of new technologies and adult education. The MILID Journal is published jointly by the Department of Journalism and Communication Sciences of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Spain,… [more]

Posted in Media & Information Literacy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , ,

Call for Chapters: Book Social Inclusion, Media Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue

UNESCO UNAoC Chair on Media Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue invites authors to submit proposals for chapters that will be part of the book “Social Inclusion and MILID : Disadvantaged Groups , Media Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue. Initiatives and International Experiences “, which will be published shortly. The book aims to showcase outstanding initiatives in the development of media literacy for pupils leaving school early and for minorities and adults who find themselves outside the labor market and the formal education… [more]

Posted in Media & Information Literacy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , ,

How to accompany young people as they emerge and develop as speakers in communication systems.

This article by  Guillermo Orozco, México, was originally written for UNICEF Voices of Youth ( http://www.voicesofyouth.org/en )   If anything currently distinguishes young lives, we would bet it be their positioning in the digital world.  A positioning that is both a cultural and communicational survival in a world full of inequalities, fragmented identities and social, political and economic differences.  The challenges that this offers for young people, and for those adults who accompany them, are many.  First of course one must… [more]

Posted in Media & Information Literacy, Media Education Policy, Uncategorized, Youth Media |

US’s Oldest Media Literacy Organization Celebrates 60 Years; Honors Three

The National Telemedia Council, based in Madison Wisconsin, celebrated its 60th year on Friday November 8, 2013 by hosting a day-long series of discussions and presentations, culminating with the recognition of the annual Jessie McCanse Award. The Jessie McCanse Award, established in 1987, honors co-founder Jessie Hill McCanse for her lifelong dedication and leadership role in media literacy. In recognizing the example set by Mrs. McCanse, the award is given for individual contribution to the field of media literacy, over a long sustained… [more]

Posted in Media & Information Literacy, Media Education Policy, Uncategorized |

Media & Information Literacy Expert Meeting Steering Committee

Dear All, Greetings, With reference to MIL EXPERT MEETING Declaration in Qatar 13th June 2013, we would like to announce the steering committee as recommended for developing and sharing ideas and programmes for developing MIL in the Arab region. This committee would also be responsible for attending international events and networking on behalf of educators in the region. Please find attached the official document signed by DCMF Director and we will take this opportunity to thank you all for participating with us Let me remind you that this… [more]

Posted in Media & Information Literacy, Media Education Policy, Uncategorized, Youth Media |

The Peace Gong Jammu & Kashmir wins My World Volunteerism Award at the UN

The Jammu & Kashmir Bureau of the Peace Gong, the global children’s newspaper has been conferred with “My World Volunteerism Award”. The Peace Gong is a Media and Information Literacy initiative of the Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore Foundation, New Delhi and reaches out to children in about 12 states of the country. Awards for outstanding My World partners and campaigners for their inspirational work worldwide were given in the following categories: Volunteerism, Innovation, Communications, Outstanding Partner and People’s Choice… [more]

Posted in Media & Information Literacy, Uncategorized, Youth Media | Tagged , ,

Estudio de actitudes, hábitos y opinión sobre la radio y televisión (CONCORTV, Perú)

Estudio del CONCORTV sobre actitudes, hábitos y opinión sobre la radio y televisión realizado a más de 8400 personas de 17 ciudades peruanas. Publicado en 2013. Descargue todo el estudio en PDF aquí: http://milunesco.unaoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/CONCORTV_Peru_estudio-rtv-2013.pdf  

Posted in Media & Information Literacy, Media Education Policy, Uncategorized |

Western Audiovisual Stereotypes of Russian Image: the Ideological Confrontation Epoch (1946-1991)

Abstract. This article included the analysis of the Western audiovisual stereotypes of Russian image from the period of ideological confrontation (1946-1991): ideological and social trends, classification of the contents’ models and genres. The content analysis of the western media texts of the period of the “cold war” (1946-1991) allows to present their main plot diagrams as follows: Soviet spies penetrate into the territory of the USA/Western country to commit diversion and/or to worm out military secrets; the USSR prepares a covert… [more]

Posted in Media & Information Literacy, Uncategorized |

The Ideological, Structural Analysis of the Russian Image Representation in the Cold War Times’ Film ‘White Nights’

The Ideological, Structural Analysis of the Russian Image Representation in the Cold War Times’ Film ‘White Nights’(USA, 1985) http://www.erjournal.ru/pdf.html?n=1367687700.pdf

Posted in Media & Information Literacy, Uncategorized |

Comments are closed.