I attended the American Library Association conference in Washington, DC and had an opportunity to visit the expansive—REALLY expansive—exhibits. You might expect most exhibitors to be promoting [...]
The following is an outline of a field study I do with my Grade 11 Media Studies students. They always love doing it, and learn a great deal. The world never looks the same again.
In early January I found out I was pregnant. My husband and I were thrilled and excited about the pregnancy. However, after my first visit to the doctor I soon realized I was using the skills I [...]
Ian Pettigrew, a valued friend of the AML, sent us a real estate ad that he found compelling and thought might make a good media study. We agree. Someone once observed that the higher the price, [...]
Using Beyoncé’s Formation video and Superbowl performance to support critical thinking and media literacy -Neil Andersen and Michelle Solomon Beyoncé dropped Formation, a new video and song, the [...]
A useful critical media literacy skill is to identify and reflect upon the assumptions that a media text is making about its audience. Google and Asus will release the Chromebit in the summer of [...]
Produced by Dissolve, a stock footage company, to promote its catalog of video clips, this video can be read differently by different audiences. The company sells its clips to promotional firms [...]
Homeland is a sequel to Little Brother. It reprises the main character and some minor characters from Little Brother. The story occurs two years after the events in Little Brother. Marcus Yallow, [...]