On December 3, 2012 from 3  - 4 p.m. CST, Renee Hobbs was featured in a one-hour interview with talk-show host Ben Mehrens, host of At-Issue with Ben Mehrens of Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Public Radio is a civic and cultural resource which exists to enlighten and enrich the quality of life for

Jonathan Friesem's move to Rhode Island is the subject of a feature article in the Jewish Voice and Herald, a publication for the Jewish community in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. As the Manager of the Media Education Lab, Jonathan has been networking with a wide range of Rhode Island educators, policy makers, media professionals and those in the non-profit world.

The Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island is seeking an individual with expertise in community media, with a focus on Latin American or the Caribbean. As one of the fastest growing and most vibrant sectors of public culture, community media includes a range of entrepreneurial work now underway across the United States and around the world, including initiatives in youth media, local radio, community blogs, citizen journalism, public computing centers, geo-specific community publications, local cable access, and many aspects of

The Media Education Lab is delighted to welcome Professor Julie Coiro to the Media Education Lab!

Learn more about Julie's distinguished track record of leadership and scholarship.

The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) has named Dr. Renee Hobbs as its most recent OITP Fellow. Her term extends through 2012.


Nuala Cabral's short experimental film, "Walking Home," has won the Speaking Out Award at the 2011 Media That Matters Film Festival


Renee Hobbs and Katie Donnelly have just published a chapter in the new book, Copy(write): Intellectual Property in the Writing Classroom, edited by Martine Courant Rife, Shaun Slattery and Daniele Nicole Devoss. The book brings together stories, theories, and research that can further inform the ways in which we situate and address intellectual property issues in our writing classrooms. The essays in the collection identify and

Every three years, the U.S. Copyright Office enables users who believe that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) limits their fair use rights to use copyrighted material

Filmmaker and former Media Education Lab faculty Eugene Martin gave a dynamite presentation about his upcoming film, "The Anderson Monarchs" at TEDxYouth in Santa Monica. Check it out! 


Help us bring the Powerful Voices for Kids story to life! We're seeking (1) a web developer and (2) a multimedia production assistant to help create the Powerful Voices for Kids website.