Lectures

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Effective Digital Storytelling

"Technology is not what is most important when telling a story digitally. It is the content that matters" How can we use technology effectively to tell stories in a digital age? Watch Dr. Suheil Dahdal's presentation during MDLAB 2015

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E-Mobility and Activism

Dr. Rasha Abdulla spoke during MDLAB 2015 of the role of social media in civic activism. Dr. Abdullah presented a definition of e-mobility and the conditions that must be met for this type of mobility to take place

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State of MDL education

Dr. Mohamad Abu Al Rub (Palestine), Dr. Inas Al Khoreiby (Egypt), Ms. Lubna Maaliki (Lebanon) discussed the state of Media and Digital Literacy education and human rights in the Arab region

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Approaches to MDL education

We are at a time where we are building our lives around media. So, what are the ways to approach media and digital literacy?

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Covering Human Rights Violations

Dr. Nora Boustany (AUB), Mr. Ali Hashem (Al Monitor), Ms. Alia Ibrahim (Al Alarbiya), and Mr. Lutfi Abu Aun (ITN) discussed covering wars, conflict and human rights in the Arab world during MDLAB 2015.

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Media Framing and News

What is media literacy? What are its goals? and how is it relevant to social media? After defining and answering these questions during MDLAB 2015, Dr. Stephen Reese explained what is framing and the types of frames found in media

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Political Economy of News

"If media is owned by all these political figures and they are controlling our mind then why should we care?"

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Media Literacy in the Arab world

The opening session for MDLAB 2015، started with Dr. Jad Melki explaining about the academy's objectives, outcomes, and expectations.

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Rumor Management and the Digital Age

Mustafa Haid discussed how can we verify information whether received through traditional or new media. Haid also mentioned the risks of issuing false information putting someone’s life at risk.

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Portrayal of Arab women in media

Dr. Irada Zaydan gave a lecture about the presence of women in media, film, and textbooks in the Arab region during MDLAB 2014.

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