A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection, not an invitation to hypnosis.
Webinar: Exploring the Connection between Media Literacy, Propaganda and Radicalization
Renee Hobbs presented a webinar in the "Talking Heads" series organised by the Media & Learning Association (Belgium), the organization that sponsors an annual conference in Brussels.
Renee Hobbs is an internationally recognised authority on digital and media literacy education. She is Professor and Founding Director of the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island, USA. As the Founder of the Media Education Lab she develops programs that advance media literacy education through scholarship and community service. She has authored five books and dozens of scholarly and professional articles, created award-winning multimedia curriculum resources, and offered professional development programs for educators and media professionals on four continents. She received an Ed.D from Harvard Graduate School of Education and an M.A. and B.A. from the University of Michigan in Communication Studies, English Literature and Film/Video Studies.