Announcements

Media Literacy and Media Businesses in the Post- Soviet Baltics: A Strategic Defense Priority

 A new podcast featuring an interview with Guna Spurava, Head of the UNESCO Media and Information Literacy Chair for the University of Latvia, is featured in the February issue of Connections, which examines the state of media and society in the Baltic States: (link to Issue that has podcast and to transcript of the podcast - both are below)

Media Triangle

The latest CML Infographic depicts the Media Triangle, which shows our ongoing relationship with media – and today, we serve multiple roles as producers and users of media.
Animated infographic version you can see in our YouTube channel -  Media Triangle. 

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Commit2MediaLit! 2018

In celebration of Global MIL Week and US Media Literacy Week, we are asking people: Why do you Commit2MediaLit?  Thank you to Connecticut Public and TVSB for participating. Hear the voices of  students, educators, and librarians. 

Celebrate Global MIL Week and US Media Literacy Week

Global Media and Information Literacy Week is October 24-31. Bring MIL to your community! See the flyer for ideas and ways to participate.  Visit the newly launched web site for Global MIL, North American chapter.  Find it here

National Media Literacy Week is November 5-9. Celebrations and activities are scheduled around the country.  Find information at https://namle.net/publications/media-literacy-week-november-2nd-6th-2015/ to get involved. 

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Did You Know?

The Empowerment Spiral of Awareness, Analysis, Reflection and Action is an evidenced based tool for decision-making.  Use the infographics to spread the word about media literacy. 

Update on Media Literacy Legislation in CA

There were two media literacy bills on the governor's desk in California awaiting signature this week. 

SB830 for media literacy tools and resources for educators was signed on Sept. 17th. Good news!  Read the bill

SB947 calling for an advisory committee to determine Best Practices for Media Literacy was vetoed on Sept. 18th.  We are hopeful Senator Jackson will re-introduce the bill next session as we strongly support the need for Best Practices.  Please voice your support for media literacy education!  Read the proposed bill.  Read the Veto explanation

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