Media Literacy Week Events · Northeast Region · November 5th

Screening + Discussion: “The Problem with Apu”

Event Details:
Monday, November 5th, 5:00pm
Center for Media and Information Literacy
Temple University
Ritter Hall – Walk Auditorium
Philadelphia, PA 19122
https://centermil.org/

Event Description:
Join us for screening of the documentary “The Problem with Apu” and a post-screening discussion exploring racial and ethnic representation in the media.

Contact Information:
Sherri Hope Culver
shculver@temple.edu
@sherrihope1

Media Literacy Week Events · Midwest Region · November 5th

“Why Media Literacy Matters” Town Hall

Event Details:
Monday, November 5th, 3:30 PM
J. Sterling Morton West High School
2400 S. Home Avenue
Berwyn, IL 60402
Website

Event Description:
Earlier this year, State Rep. Lisa Hernandez (D-IL) introduced HB5096, a bill calling for K-12 media literacy education in schools throughout the state of Illinois. As the bill gains momentum, we host an open discussion about the role media plays in our lives with students, teachers, and parents. Highlighting media literacy as an essential life skill and a critical component of a healthy democracy.

Contact Information:
The iSpeakMedia Foundation
hello@ispeakmedia.org

Twitter:@ispeakmedia

National Events · November 5th · Ongoing

Media Literacy Lesson Plans: Hunting for the Main Idea

Event Details:
Monday, November 5th, 10:00 AM
ProCon.org

Event Description:
ProCon.org presents a free media literacy lesson plan for educators: Hunting for the Main Idea. Use our headline article about Russian Twitter bots during the 2016 election to teach students how to distill the main ideas from an informational text.
https://www.procon.org/view.background-resource.php?resourceID=006129

Contact Information:
Twitter:@procon_org
Facebook: https://facebook.com/procon.org

National Events · Northeast Region · November 5th

Screening: Election Day

Event Details:
Monday, November 5th, 6:00 PM
Albany Public Library
105 Schuyler St | Albany, NY 12202
https://albanypubliclibrary.libcal.com/event/4510638

Event Description:
Join us for a screening of “Election Day.” Forget the pie charts, color-coded maps and hyperventilating pundits. What’s the street-level experience of voters in today’s America? In a triumph of documentary storytelling, POV’s Election Day combines 11 stories — shot simultaneously on November 2, 2004, from dawn until long past midnight — into one. (For more info: http://www.pbs.org/pov/electionday/)

Contact Information:
Tor Loney, Librarian
loneyt@albanypubliclibrary.org

Front Page

Twitter: @@AlbanyNYLibrary
Twitter: @WMHT
Twitter: @POVdocs
Twitter: @mightychevs

National Events · Northeast Region · November 5th

Media Literacy: Online Safety

Event Details:
Monday, November 5th, 6:30 PM
Community Room, Norfolk Public Library
139 Main Street, Norfolk, MA, 02056
https://www.ljradiotv.com/

Event Description:
Join NCTV’s Katy and Jen along with Norfolk PD’s Officer Michelle Palladini and learn about how to keep yourself and your personal information safe on the internet. https://norfolkpl.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/media-literacy-online-safety/

Contact Information:
Katy Woodhams, Executive Director
katy@norfolkcable.com
(508) 520-2780
https://norfolkcable.com/
Twitter: @norfolkcable
Instagram: @norfolkcable
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NorfolkCable/

National Events · Northeast Region · November 5th

Media Literacy: E-Readers

Event Details:
Monday, November 5th, 10:30 AM
Community Room, Norfolk Public Library
139 Main Street, Norfolk, MA, 02056
https://www.ljradiotv.com/

Event Description:
Norfolk Community Television (NCTV) will be at the library to help you learn the ins and outs of e-readers. Please feel free to bring your own e-reader, there will be time for you to ask specific questions about your own device after a general overview of e-readers.  https://norfolkpl.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/media-literacy-e-readers/

Contact Information:
Katy Woodhams, Executive Director
katy@norfolkcable.com
(508) 520-2780
https://norfolkcable.com/
Twitter: @norfolkcable
Instagram: @norfolkcable
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NorfolkCable/