• From Memphis to Missouri: Voices and Echoes

    Blog post by Laurie Townshend with extension activities by Michelle Solomon The U.S. Civil Rights Movement reached a peak in the 1960’s with widespread reactions to systemic racism boiling over into protests that were both violent and non-violent. At the heart of these protests that marked an entire era in …

    Image #2: I Am A Man

Stromae – carmen

Carmen is an animated music video comment on social media, specifically referencing Twitter. It makes strong and unequivocal statements about the effects of social media on society.

Chromebits and Critical Media Literacy

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 2015. The device is a Chrome PC-on-a-stick that plugs into a monitor’s or TV’s HDMI port. …

This Is a Generic Brand Video

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 that want to send specific values messages about their clients’ products. Its target audience is comprised of executives and …

TV Tutorial

Turn on TV Press HOME on remote. Select Netflix, etc. To share photos from iPhone to TV: Select Photo Share Start Photo Share Select DIRECT etc. in Wi-Fi Settings Input password Right Arrow to Continue Open URL in a browser Share Photos

Elephants and Sex

  It is very curious that, with all the sturm und drang that accompanied the long-overdue release of Ontario’s Sex Education/Health Curriculum, …