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

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

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

Communication Design of Modern Terrorism

How is ISIS communicating with the world ? What tools is it using to spread its ideology?

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

Privacy, Profits, and Security

"Governments are tracking you no matter what you do!" During MDLAB 2015, Dr. Moses Shumow covered the definition of privacy and showed the difference between the concept of privacy before and after

By | October 27th, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments

Media and Civic Activism

Building on Social media, surveillance, and privacy and Cyberactivism and and E-Mobility Dr. Paul Mihailidis addressed the influence of the media

By | October 26th, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments

Frontiers of Arab Media Literacy

Why is ISIS an important phenomena? Why is the west interested in ISIS? What is the relationship between extremism, sectarianism, and terrorism and media?

By | October 25th, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments

Media and Terrorism

Dr. Reese discussed how terrorist groups do not mind that the media covers their news and that sometimes they purposely carry out big operations in order to attract the media.

By | October 25th, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments

Covering War and Human Rights

Dr. Susan Moeller opened her lecture by stating that "We are now living in an era of images". Dr. Susan Moeller walked through Haiti 2010 earthquake, the Malaysian 2014 airplane bombing,

By | October 24th, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments

Media, Gender, and Body

How do we measure and assess beauty? Why do beauty standards differ from one society to another? Sarah Mallat answered the proposed questions based on two major social theories.

By | October 23rd, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments