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.
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.
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?
How is ISIS communicating with the world ? What tools is it using to spread its ideology?
Mandatory Readings: Media Literacy and the Challenge of New Information and Communication Technologies (by Sonia Livingstone) Sowing the Seeds of Digital and Media Literacy in Lebanon and the Arab World: The Importance of a Locally Grown and Sustainable Curriculum (by Jad Melki) The State of Media Literacy (by W. James Potter) Optional Readings: Exploring Global Perspectives on Identity, Community [...]
"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