Category Archives: Future/Technology

Conclusionary Statement

Through an evaluation of media literacy and looking toward the future, time will be one of the greatest indicators of how media literacy progresses. I think that educators, both on the collegiate and pre-collegiate spectrums, will play the greatest role … Continue reading

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Media Literacy, A Training Program?

Students in a media literacy course at the University of Nebraska-Omaha recently took on the task of creating a media-literacy training program for their community. Instead of having typical discussions and lectures about literacy or having students move the class … Continue reading

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Building A New Audience

Howard Schneider, the former editor of Newsday and founder of the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University, said most journalists ignore one major issue and part of their job – educating the consumers about media. To combat this issue, … Continue reading

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Educating the Educators

To this point, we have seen how communications majors are being taught new forms of media by having it integrated into the classroom and how we can educate children from an early age about new media and how to use … Continue reading

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Educating the Masses About Social Media

While college professors are teaching their students the new wave of media through in-classroom assignments and projects, what can be done to educate the public about the new ways media will be presented? It is significant for a communications majors … Continue reading

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Social Media Gets Intergrated into the Mainstream

“The use of blogs and other social media tools has become increasingly popular, and in some cases a prerequisite, in both academic and work settings.” -Maya Kohli for Tufts University A recent study released by Faculty Focus, an online tool … Continue reading

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Where do we go from here?

While news media is growing according to the 2010 State of the Media, there is no telling what people will need to know in order to continue to get their news in the future. Will social media like Facebook and … Continue reading

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