Monday, November 5th, 9:00AM
News Literacy Project
News Literacy Project will promote #MediaLitWK throughout the week on our Twitter and Facebook channels with a variety of original posts and shared posts.
Wednesday, November 7th, 6:30PM
Lincoln Center Campus
McMahon Hall Room 109 (McMahon Lounge)*
171 West 60th Street.
New York, NY 10019
*The street location is the north side of 60th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues
The power and influence of gender representation remains a pressing issue in children’s media. While improvements are visible (witness more girls in lead roles in streaming series and featured in new programs on kids cable networks), challenges remain. Finding the right balance requires understanding — and a desire to help all children find themselves represented in media. Should our focus be on individual programs or individual games? Or should this be dealt with on a network-wide basis? And what about issues of gender fluidity and whether we should be focusing children on binary male/female choices at all? Join us for a deep dive into this topic and come away with a more nuanced understanding of the issues and new ways to think about these issues in your children’s media work.
Children’s Media Association
Monday, November 5th, 5:00pm
Center for Media and Information Literacy
Ritter Hall – Walk Auditorium
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Join us for screening of the documentary “The Problem with Apu” and a post-screening discussion exploring racial and ethnic representation in the media.
Sherri Hope Culver
Tuesday, November 6th, 9:00am
Harlem Renaissance Training Center
425 West 12rd. 6th Floor
Between Morningside & Amsterdam
Celebrate Election Day and Media Literacy Week by finding out which digital citizenship provider is right for your students. Supporting students with digital citizenship instruction isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s required. In accordance with Federal and State regulations, every school must educate students in grades K–12 about appropriate online behavior, including responsible use of social networking websites and cyber-bullying awareness. There are so many providers. Which should you choose to ensure your students are engaging safely and responsibly online?
Thursday, November 8th, 7:30pm
Franklin Pierce University
Rindge, NH 03461
Discussion of media literacy issues followed by Trivia Contest.
Thursday, November 8th 7:00pm
2900 Purchase St.
Purchase, NY 10577
Film Screening of the award winning documentary Celling Your Soul with a follow-up Q & A with film director and producer Joni Siani.
PR / Communication
Wednesday, November 7th 12:50pm
Brooklyn College (CUNY)
148 Ingersoll Hall
2900 Bedford Avenue
New York, NY 11210
We’ll be screening the documentary for Brooklyn College students and faculty, then convening a panel discussion about it right after.
Katherine G. Fry
Tuesday, November 6th
Jacob Burns Film Center
New York, NY
Teachers that are part of the JBFC’s professional development community will dedicate one lesson plan during MLW to an application of the “Image, Sound, and Story” curriculum to media and propaganda. The JBFC is designing the lesson plan based upon a workshop it offers about visual storytelling and persuasive technique.
Education Outreach Coordinator
Friday, November 9th, 8:30 AM
1 Times Square
New York, NY
The majority of the U.S. midterm elections will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 34 of 100 seats in the Senate will be up for election. These elections will have serious implications for the U.S. moving forward. Just two days later, on November 9, 2018, we will be bringing together journalists, educators and students to discuss the results of the election and to ask important questions. What have we learned since the 2016 presidential election about how elections are covered by the news media? Did the fake news phenomena have an effect on the midterms? Were voters more savvy and more media literate? Did social media continue to play a significant role? We will hear from journalists who covered the elections and students who voted for the first time.
National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE)
Michelle Ciulla Lipkin
Thursday, November 8th, 7:00 PM
525 Bryant Street NW
Washington, DC 20059
Sponsored by truTV and the National Association for Media Literacy Week, Howard University will screen “The Problem with Apu” followed by an in-depth panel discussion featuring some of today’s race and media scholars.