• Agency and Privacy

    Agency is knowledge in action. The AML has worked with two sets of students to produce an ongoing series of EULAs in Plain Language. First, we identified the most-used media apps or services. Then, we asked volunteer law students (Pro-Bono Students of Canada) to identify EULA passages that put users at risk and translate these passages …

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  • A Tale of Two Audiences

    Many people are concerned about the ramifications of a Donald Trump presidency. What was once considered a laughable long shot by a TV celebrity has become serious politics. Talk show hosts have stopped joking as the candidate has himself committed serial gaffes that outstrip writers’ imaginations. Yet the campaign juggernauts …

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  • The Right to be Forgiven

    A frequent feature of 21st-century political campaigns has involved researching candidates’ online activities in hopes of finding damaging data that might be used against them.

  • 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 …

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Agency and Privacy

Agency is knowledge in action. The AML has worked with two sets of students to produce an ongoing series of EULAs in Plain Language. First, we identified the most-used media apps or services. Then, we asked volunteer law students (Pro-Bono Students of Canada) to identify EULA passages that put users at risk and translate these passages …

Screen Shot 2016-04-10 at 4.35.06 PM

A Tale of Two Audiences

Many people are concerned about the ramifications of a Donald Trump presidency. What was once considered a laughable long shot by a TV celebrity has become serious politics. Talk show hosts have stopped joking as the candidate has himself committed serial gaffes that outstrip writers’ imaginations. Yet the campaign juggernauts …

Hack the Classroom: Radicalizing your media teaching

Radicalize Your Media Teaching!

CANCELLED We regret that we have had to cancel this conference. Thank you for your continued interest, and keep the media literacy fires burning! Join us on April 9, to Hack the Classroom and radicalize your media teaching. Push your envelope! Expand your boundaries. Test your awareness of radical media …

Media Literacy and the McLuhan Legacy

“Is not the essence of education civil defense against media fallout? (Marshall McLuhan The Gutenberg Galaxy, p. 294).” The mLab (Toronto Media …