Posts Tagged "Media Literacy"

Watch and Share

Watch and Share

A year ago today, you, me, and 24 million people defeated SOPA and Internet censorship. It was the largest online protest ever. It was amazing! Today, a lot of friends from the SOPA fight are declaring January 18th “Internet Freedom Day,” and we want your help starting a new holiday tradition where we share stuff on the web that shouldn’t, or can’t ever, be censored. Each...

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We Are a Country Drenched in Bloodshed: Some Hard Truths About Violence in the Media

We Are a Country Drenched in Bloodshed: Some Hard Truths About Violence in the Media

By Don Hazen Read on Alternet December 20, 2012 | The horrific massacre of schoolchildren and their teachers in Newtown, Connecticut, has unleashed an unprecedented debate about how to address the problem of mass violence in our country. There is an increasing sense that American society is incapable of protecting its citizens, including young children, the most vulnerable among us. Yes,...

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Sick of Violence

Sick of Violence

It has been just one week since the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre took place and many of us are still numb to the horror of what happened. My question is, are we brave enough to step out of our comfort zones, suspend all judgments, look long and hard at the big picture and implement lasting social change? There are a myriad of issues that have informed my life’s work and that are...

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The Importance Of Trivialisation In Cementing Social Control

The Importance Of Trivialisation In Cementing Social Control

By Colin Todhunter Countercurrents.org Knowledge in modern societies has expanded to the point whereby specialisms and sub-specialisms are the norm. It is just not possible for one person to have in-depth knowledge of every discipline. We must rely on others to convey such knowledge, usually in relatively simplistic terms. Most of us have to take at face value many of the ideas and concepts that...

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Rose Bean Simpson

Rose Bean Simpson

http://www.newmexicopbs.org – Rose Bean Simpson tells us what beauty is and what beauty is not. From a lineage of artists, including Roxanne Swentzell and Nora Naranjo-Morse, Rose was brought up Tewa-Pueblo Indian style. In Artisode 1.3, Rose mixes it up media-wise, challenging objectification and stirring up consciousness.

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