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“Who owns what?”: News and Political Economy

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.

By | July 28th, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

Teaching about Propaganda Past, Present and Future

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.

By | March 2nd, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

Remixing the Civic Imagination

This lecture discusses how to deal with entertainment media once we have the capacity to tell our own story through acquiring skills through play.

By | December 14th, 2016|Lectures|0 Comments

MIL in Schools

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. [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Lectures|0 Comments

Media, Youth, and Radicalization

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 [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Lectures|0 Comments

By Any Media Necessary

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.

By | October 25th, 2016|Lectures|0 Comments

The Power of Images

"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.

By | October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Media Literacy and MDLAB

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.

By | September 20th, 2016|Lectures|0 Comments

MDLAB 2017

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 [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Summer Academies|0 Comments

Internet governance

How is the internet governed and regulated by governments, private sectors, and civil society and how this shapes the evolution and use of the Internet?

By | September 16th, 2016|Lectures, Uncategorized|0 Comments