A media literacy educator's forum and discussion on the hot topics of our mediated society from fake news to pop culture.
Episode 12 - Nostalgia: Pandemic Changes/Challenges
In this episode, we talk about a pandemic changes/challenge: Why do we watch movies and TV shows on repeat? What do they hold for us that we aren’t willing to let go? Also, we have a featured student podcasters discussing "The Filter Bubble" and a variety of media issues.
Episode 11 - State of Media
Censorship, Cancel culture, Twitter and social networks… all have had a place in the news media of late. With headlines to follow such as: “We Tried to Warn You” from The Atlantic regarding the chaos in the Capitol. Then, a comparison of “reining the media in” and media literacy education by one of our government members. What does this mean? This is concerning along with the other topics that are related to the media as we consider 1st Amendment rights as well as the purpose of media literacy education.
Episode 10 - Tribute to Marieli Rowe
A tribute to a grand pioneer of Media Literacy Education - Marieli Rowe.
Episode 9 - The World Media Literacy Forum: Part 1
This episode discusses Part 1 of our 4-part World Media Literacy Forum, which kicked off in September 2020. More info can be found at https://worldmedialiteracyforum.org
Episode 8 - Media and American Popular Culture
We are joined by 3 Sacred Heart University guest podcasters to get their perspectives as we look at Media in American Popular Culture.
Episode 7 - Social Media in Daily Life II
This episode features two guest students from Sacred Heart University. First discussed is TikTok and whether it is a benefit or detriment to the music industry. Second, we examine whether pursuing a career as an influencer (and keeping it!) is a realistic career patch.