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Holocaust Museum Repackages Multimedia Propaganda Exhibit for Media Literacy Educators

Katie Donnelly  The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) recently wrapped up an initiative designed to helpteachers use its "State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda" exhibit to...

Common Sense Media Employs Comprehensive Evaluation Strategy for Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Katie Donnelly  Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization known for its comprehensive reviews of kid-focused media, has moved into the world of digital and media literacy education with the...

The Networked Nonprofit Connects Social Media and Social Change

Katie Donnelly  The Networked Nonprofit by Beth Kanter  and Allison Fine provides a clear overview of how nonprofits can incorporate social media in order to increase their organizational...

CSM Research on Journalism and Public Media

In this 2008 paper, commissioned as part of the Berkman Center's Media Re:Public project, CSM's Pat Aufderheide and Jessica Clark describe the complex system of U.S. public broadcasting, the many...

5 Great Media Literacy Programs and How to Assess Their Impact

Katie Donnelly  Increasingly, public media 2.0 projects are moving not only beyond broadcast to social and mobile platforms, but into the realms of digital and media literacy training. Producers...

A Conversation with Internews Interactive’s Evelyn Messinger

Katie Donnelly Our round-up of engagement projects on MediaShift last year drew some attention from mediamakers. One of them was Evelyn Messinger, Executive Director of Internews Interactive,...

Egypt’s Revolt Spurs New Public Media

By: Maria Howell Egyptian Riot by Jerry Jackson Both professional and citizen coverage of the revolt in Egypt are demonstrating the ways in which Web 2.0 production has risen as a form of public...

Special Public Media 2.0 Showcase Series on Digital and Media Literacy

Katie Donnelly  As we settle into the public media 2.0 ecosystem, in which everyone is a media maker, consumer and critic, the need  for large scale, comprehensive media literacy initiatives is...

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