The Media Education Lab was honored to host Elizabeth Thoman, founder and president of the
Center for Media Literacy in Los Angeles, CA, and co-founder and board
member of the Alliance for a Media Literate America (AMLA), now the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE). Liz shared
how she helped proliferate interest and coordinate work in media
literacy scholarship and education in the U.S. through her pioneering
efforts and sustained leadership over the past few decades.
Developing Advocacy for Media Literacy Education
The Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island advances media literacy education through research and community service. We emphasize interdisciplinary scholarship and practice that stands at the intersections of communication, media studies and education.
Quote of the Day
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.
- Umberto Eco
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