Tag Archives: Media

What does media literacy mean to you?

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 … Continue reading

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I’m a Slice of MIT!

I was interviewed for the MIT alumni website slice.mit.edu. Check it out! From Self-Worth to the Selfie  

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What is Blackness?

Blackness involved an awareness of one’s history, a shared experience, and a comfort in one’s current skin with an idealized hope for the future. Continue reading

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Remix: Teaching Diversity and Promoting Inclusivity with Digital Artifacts

Although some may believe that simply learning about diversity and media representation will make our students better people and therefore better media producers, other concerns in their early career (e.g., colleague hierarchy, maintaining employment) may inhibit this new generation of media … Continue reading

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Learning and Laughing: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver as Educational Entertainment

My Capstone student, Patty Terhune, a TRF major at Newhouse knocked it out the park this week with a great analysis, a hilarious presentation, and award for Best Capstone Project in the professional programs category for 2017. SO PROUD!! So excited … Continue reading

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16th Annual Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media: Donny Jackson

Check out pictures, tweets, and video at Storify. Clips coming soon! UPDATE: Congratulations to Donny Jackson, Ph.D. and Kamau Bell for their first Emmy for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program! Donny Jackson, executive producer and show runner for CNN’s “United Shades of … Continue reading

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WTF is Real Fake News?: The Mashup of Reality and Satire

We lack a shared reality thereby making it impossible to ridicule the absurdity of reality. Continue reading

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