I’m excited to announce my newest podcast with Bob Thompson, the Ambassador of Pop Culture, where we explore the cultural impact of Fast and Furious through the lens of pop culture history, media theory, and representations of race, class, and gender. All episodes are available at podcastandcurious.com and at iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and Stitcher. Episode summaries and links available below.
I will be interviewing Jonathan Jackson, Co-Founder & Head of Corporate Brand of BLAVITY. We’ll talk about changing identity in a digital sphere, marketing to millennials, and intersectional Blackness in the Halmi Screening Room (Newhouse 3, Room 141) at 7:30PM.
Check out Tweets via Storify, a summary via The Newshouse, pictures below, and stay tuned for clips!
On Tuesday, I had the awesome honor and privilege to chat with Joy Reid, MSNBC correspondent and host of AMJoy, about her definitions of diversity, and the experience of teaching diversity and inclusion classes to the next generation of media producers through Newhouse.
Media literacy “is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate and create media in a variety of forms” (Center for Media Literacy), and is a core tenet at the Newhouse School. However, for those that teach media, especially at a professional school whose graduates go on to produce media, the working definition of media literacy and its deployment in the classroom is a much more complicated and nuanced endeavor. For Media Literacy Week, sponsored by the National Association of Media Literacy Education (NAMLE), I asked several of my colleagues…
What does media literacy mean to you and how do you bring it into the classroom?