Dr. Moses Shumow speaks about what is it like to have powerful media owners. Dr. Shumow also discusses the impact of politics on media and vice versa.
Dr. Hobbs showed participants how to recognize the techniques of propaganda and invited faculty participants to fight negative propaganda through education, specifically media and digital literacy education.
This lecture discusses how to deal with entertainment media once we have the capacity to tell our own story through acquiring skills through play.
Ms. Mishka Mourani (IC), Ms. Lynn Sakr (Jesus & Mary), and Ms. Ghadeer Mansour (PYLARA) moderated by Lubna Maaliki (LAU) shared with us their experience in introducing media literacy in their schools. Ms. Mourani talked about MDL in IC is incorporated MDL within the curricula in the early grades and provided training to teachers and trainers by sending them to MDLAB. [...]
Ms. Oubada Kasar (LAU), Ms. Nadine Mazloum (Newsroom Nomad), and Dr. Khaled Nasser (LAU) moderated by Ms. Nada Abdul Samad discussed the relation between media and youth radicalization. Ms. Oubada Kasar talked about her findings from a study about she conducted around the usage of media among youths and its connectedness to radicalization. The study exhibited the [...]
Dr. Henry Jenkins and Dr. Sangita Shresthova explored specific promises and challenges through a case study of American Muslim youth networks that confront the often harsh political climate of Post-9/11 America.
"Graphic images should be scarcely used in the media so people can be less aggressive" concluded Dr. Susan Moeller her lecture on the power of images.
Dr. Jad Melki opened the Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB) 2016 with a lecture about media literacy and the missions and goals of MDLAB.
Welcome to the fifth edition of the Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut The academy this year will focus on responding to extremism, gender equality, and human rights during conflicts and wars. The academy will work on finding solutions and developing media and digital literacy content related to these issues. This year’s participants come [...]