Project Censored in the Classroom: A Critical Media Literacy Webinar, December 8, 2020


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Dec 17, 2020
This webinar introduces Project Censored’s Validated Independent News exercise, and explains how teachers can use this assignment to develop their students’ critical thinking and digital media literacy skills.
The webinar features:
Allison Butler, Senior Lecturer, Department of Communication, and Director, Media Literacy Certificate Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst;
Steve Macek, Professor of Communication; Chair of the Department of Communication and Media Studies, North Central College;
Andy Lee Roth, Associate Director, Project Censored; and
Shealeigh Voitl, student and Project Censored research intern, North Central College.
The webinar also includes questions and comments from webinar participants.
Topics covered: news, critical media literacy, investigative journalism, corporate versus independent news, propaganda model, news filters, news bias.

This webinar was presented by Project Censored and co-hosted by the Department of Communication and Media Studies, North Central College, and the Department of Communication, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Online resources mentioned in the webinar:

Validated Independent News Exercise Guidelines: https://www.projectcensored.org/how-t…
Global Critical Media Literacy Educator’ Resource Guide: https://gcml.org/the-global-critical-…
Project Censored’s State of the Free Press | 2021: https://www.projectcensored.org/produ…
Teacher’s Guide to State of the Free Press | 2021: https://www.projectcensored.org/wp-co…
To learn more about Project Censored: https://www.projectcensored.org/
Validated Independent News Stories: https://www.projectcensored.org/categ…
Selected Independent News Links: https://www.projectcensored.org/indep…

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