People underestimate how powerful the media is for young people who grow up watching a lot of television. Through the media, we've established this standard of what every human being should look up to.
Carolyn Fortuna, PhD, is Producer of the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy. She also produced the Winter Symposium on Digital Literacy in Higher Education at the Media Education Lab. Carolyn is a former high school English teacher at Franklin High School in Franklin Massachusetts. Carolyn has a distinguished career in education. She is the winner of the 2015 Technology and Reading Award from the International Literacy Association. Carolyn is an English and media literacy educator with a deep interests in critical analysis of film, mass media and popular culture. She has developd and implemented high school curriculum for teaching media literacy and sports culture in the context of English language arts. Learn more about her work here