Posts Tagged "Media Literacy"

I, Spy: Edward Snowden in Exile

I, Spy: Edward Snowden in Exile

He doesn’t drink, he’s reading Dostoevsky and, no, he doesn’t wear a disguise. A year after blowing the whistle on the NSA, America’s most wanted talks frankly about his life as a hero-pariah – and why the world remains ‘more dangerous than Orwell imagined’. Fiction and films, the nearest most of us knowingly get to the world of espionage, give us a series of reliable stereotypes....

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We’re Raising Girls Who Hate Their Bodies

We’re Raising Girls Who Hate Their Bodies

Sandra Hawken Diaz VP, Marketing and Communications, Canadian Women’s Foundation Every day, our daughters are bombarded with lies. They see these lies everywhere; they are never free of them. They see them on billboards, in TV ads, in movies, in magazines, in video games, and online, especially online. Every day, our daughters are presented with one acceptable definition of female beauty:...

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Our Invisible Revolution

Our Invisible Revolution

Published on Monday, October 28, 2013 by TruthDig.com by Chris Hedges An increasing number of Americans are getting it. They know that we have been stripped of political power. They recognize that we have been shorn of our most basic and cherished civil liberties, and live under the gaze of the most intrusive security and surveillance apparatus in human history. Half the country lives in poverty....

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Using Documentary Film in the Classroom

Using Documentary Film in the Classroom

Check out our new educational material on the use of documentary film in the classroom developed during one of the MEDEAnet workshops this year. The cinematographic analysis of the documentary film and its use in the classroom are illustrated with the help of ‘Our School’ – a film that documents the Roma children’s segregation in the Romanian schools. Before the screening of the film in...

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The Academic Abolitionist Vegan

The Academic Abolitionist Vegan

PETA’s blatant abuse of the Female Human Animal continues their unethical trend. . . Media Watch asks you to pull all support of PETA in favor of Feminist Vegan Network. . . read on. If you recall, PETA launched a pornography site a couple of years ago, interweaving graphic scenes of violence with sexualized images of women. Totally healthy and coherent, right? Fortunately, they removed...

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