Month: October 2020

Grimes isn’t afraid to stray from typical baby media

When it comes to raising her son, Claire Boucher, the singer and producer better known as Grimes isn’t afraid to step outside of societal norms. The new mom, 32, welcomed a now 5-month-old son, X Æ A-XII Musk, though she…

Rappler Launches Digital Media, Technology & Society Webinar Series

In the age of social media, how can we cultivate a society that is media and information literate? With the coronavirus pandemic increasing the use of digital media and the continued spread of disinformation online, dealing with “fake news” requires…

Wisconsin educators strive for PBS certification in media education

October 26, 2020 Jessie nixon According to Common sense media, teens were spending an average of nine hours a day online even before COVID and the start of our mostly virtual world. Even as adults, our time online has increased…

Should media education be a compulsory course in school?

It’s Media Literacy Week, so we’re dedicating Today’s Student Opinion prompt and our Lesson of the Day to the role of disinformation, disinformation and fake news in our society. Do you see yourself as an informed news consumer? What about…

Transform media education into civic engagement

Being an informed contributor to America’s democratic principles and practices requires strong media literacy skills. Without them, even the most civic will find it difficult to assess and interpret the mass of information disseminated in the world. Jeff Knutson, Common…

Media literacy is needed more than ever

The Opinion BDN section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute writing or writing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. We are all faced with a lot of things right now. We are living through…

News – Exposing prejudices in “education” in media education

Those of us who write for a living know exactly how to wrench emotions out of readers, and video / audio producers are experts at harnessing shock and awe to get the reactions we want. Taken together, today’s technological media…

The Cloud Roadmap: Advancing Innovation in Media Technology

Over-the-top (OTT) streaming services are reshaping and underpinning the rapid industry transformation that we have seen accumulate in recent years and accelerate throughout 2020. The Changing Habits of Consumer viewing has led to an increase in the use of cloud-based…