5 Mediactive principles for media creators

5 Mediactive principles for media creators

Day: <span>March 3, 2021</span> It can be easy to assume that the only real creators on the internet are those who publish articles, make YouTube videos or run websites. But in reality, we are all media creators if we have so much as posted a picture on...
6 Mediactive principles for media consumers

6 Mediactive principles for media consumers

Quinlyn Shaughnessy How do you choose what news story to read or Instagram post to share? Most of us consume and share media that grabs our attention without vetting it much. But a better approach is to shift your mindset about how you choose what media to read,...
All your Mediactive questions answered

All your Mediactive questions answered

Dan Gillmor The second session of the News Co/Lab’s media literacy course kicks off Sept. 13. Unsure if the free, three-week course is for you? The News Co/Lab team answers your questions about technology, time commitment, grading and more in this FAQ. Learn more...
6 tips for great blog posts

6 tips for great blog posts

Blog You’ll probably write a blog post at some point, whether that be for school, work or fun. Blogs usually straddle the line between academic and personal narrative writing, incorporating elements from each. This is what makes them both simple and challenging,...
A mom’s perspective on media literacy

A mom’s perspective on media literacy

Day: August 18, 2020 This is the second installment of Quinlyn’s intergenerational interviews with her family about Mediactive and media literacy.  This week, we’re talking to my mom, Lisa. She was born at the tail end of the Baby Boomers, so she often feels caught...