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Iran Gets Lessons in Media Literacy From Ithaca College Experts

It may be one of the last places in the world you’d expect to be interested in learning how to develop skills in critical thinking and media analysis. But when academics and researchers in Iran decided they needed help with that effort, they turned to Ithaca College’s Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry of Project Look Sharp.

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National Survey Examines Personal News Cycle of African American and Hispanic News Consumers

A new national survey exploring how African Americans and Hispanics get their news reveals that the predicted digital divide, in which people of color would be left behind in the use of technology, is not playing out as many of those forecasting the digital future anticipated. The survey findings suggest a divide based on content, not technology.

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Journalist's Execution, and ISIS Propaganda and Media Push: Trans-Cultural Conflict and Violence Expert Available

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Violence Against Journalists in the Middle East

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IU Experts: Police Detentions of Media Part of a Larger Pattern Across the United States

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Michael Brown Media Attention May Reinforce Stereotypes, Says Cornell Professor of Africana Studies

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Creating Buzz About Science to Help Solve Pressing Global Challenges

Leading science communicators will share their latest strategies on how to capture the coveted attention of young students, the public and policymakers to strengthen the scientific enterprise. They will speak at the 248th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, taking place Aug. 10 to 14 in San Francisco.

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Study Shows Role of Media in Sharing Life Events

To share is human. And the means to share personal news — good and bad — have exploded over the last decade, particularly social media and texting. But until now, all research about what is known as “social sharing,” or the act of telling others about the important events in our lives, has been restricted to face-to-face interactions.

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Teaching the Internet Generation to Extract Reliable News from Onslaught of Digital Information

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As the digital age began to forever change how news and information were transmitted, Stony Brook University School of Journalism faculty members considered the following challenge: “Could they create an educational model that would prepare the next generation of news consumers to navigate the new, emerging information ecosystem and discover for themselves what news was trustworthy?” They met this challenge by working with the University to create the nation’s first Center for News Literacy, which is the subject of new paper published by “The Brookings Institution” this month.

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Drexel Television Industry Expert Available to Discuss Rammifications of ABC v. Aereo

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