Lectures

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Digital design principles

What makes a presentation stand out? What elements do we need to pay attention to when creating a formal powerpoint presentation?

By | September 29th, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments

Portrayal of Arabs in Media

How are Arabs and Muslims represented in Western Media? What is the image of Islam and Muslims in German media?

By | September 29th, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments

Portrayal of Minorities in Media

Media should use positive idioms when raising awareness regarding sexual health when addressing the public.

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News Construction

Accuracy, balance, and factuality are main characteristics of news and the components of being news literate.

By | September 28th, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments

State of MDL and Human Rights

Panel discussion joining Dr. Abeer Najjar (Jordan), Dr. Omayma Maarwai (Syria), Dr. Irada Zaydan (Iraq), Dr. Saleh Masharqa (Palestine), and Ms. Lubna Maaliki (Lebanon) to discuss the situation of Media Education, Media and Digital Literacy, and Human Rights in the Arab region during MDLAB 2014.

By | September 28th, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments

The Occupation of the American Mind

What is happening in the territories the Israeli’s occupied since 1967? In his lecture during MDLAB 2014, Dr. Sut Jhally explains the propaganda techniques and Israel's public relations campaign in the U.S.

By | September 28th, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments

Advertising and the end of the world

Advertisement in the 20 and 21st century is the most powerful propaganda in human history and if it is not carefully checked, it will destroy the world as we know it.

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Media Education Theories

During MDLAB 2014, Dr. Sut Jhally explained the different approaches to media and digital literacy and how can we adapt the theory that suits us and our community better.

By | September 28th, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments

Managing Rumors during Conflicts

During MDLAB 2015, Alaa Ghazal explained to the participants how to combat rumors and verify information received through media.

By | August 31st, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments

News, Advertising, and Women

The panel discussion during MDLAB 2015 discussed studies done on the role of women in the news and media and the lack in numbers of women in management positions in media organizations the Arab world.

By | August 30th, 2015|Lectures|0 Comments