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Friday, June 10 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
Media Literacy Lightning Talks

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Lightning Talks and Moderated Q&A:
  • Salem Public School District Civic Media Project- Cindy Vincent 
  • Multimedia Case Study on Online Privacy Education (WGBH and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society)- Bill Shribman
  • Substance Abuse Education Program and Media Literacy (Curry College)- Jeff Lemberg
  • Across Borders: Collaborative Radio Storytelling (Zumix)- Brittany Thomas
  • Citizen Journalism and Cambridge Community Television- Frank Morris
  • News Literacy: Research with the Democracy Fund- Felicia Sullivan and CIRCLE
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Speakers
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Jeff Lemberg

Associate Professor of Communication and Media Studies, Curry College
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Frank Morris

NeighborMedia Coordinator, Cambridge Community Television
I am the coordinator of NeighborMedia.org, the hyperlocal citizen journalism initiative at Cambridge Community Television, which trains and supports local volunteer reporters so that they can cover the people, places, issues and events of their very own Cambridge neighborhoods. In a past life, I was a reporter at the West Valley View in my home state of Arizona, where I won awards for my political and education reporting. In addition, I have... Read More →
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Bill Shribman

Senior Executive Producer, WGBH
I make games for kids. I'm also a photographer and I blog here and there. My current projects at WGBH include ones on earth science, endangered species, distracted driving, health education, media literacy, environmental science and engineering.
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Felicia Sullivan

Senior Researcher, CIRCLE @ Tisch College, Tufts University
| Felicia Sullivan is Senior Researcher at CIRCLE’ where she works on diverse projects. Her CIRCLE Working Paper “New and Alternative Assessments, Digital Badges, and Civics: An Overview of Emerging Themes and Promising Directions” and a recent fact sheet, “A National Survey of Civics and U.S. Government Teachers” (with S. Godsay) are example of the types of projects Felicia has worked on. She is also responsible for bringing to... Read More →
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Brittany Thomas

Radio Coordinator, ZUMIX
Brittany is interested in how creative media can help youth connect to the people and places around them. Brittany joined ZUMIX in 2014 as the Youth & Community Radio AmeriCorps VISTA, working on capacity-building preparations for ZUMIX Radio’s transition from an online stream to a Low Power FM broadcast frequency. She teaches after-school classes in radio production and storytelling, and collaborates with ESL teachers to use radio within... Read More →
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Cindy Vincent

Assistant professor in the Department of Communications, Salem State University
Cindy Vincent is assistant professor in the Department of Communications at Salem State University. She teaches media studies and public relations and is the faculty fellow for the Center for Civic Engagement. Her research primarily focuses on the power of civic media to facilitate self-empowerment, agency and civic engagement within historically marginalized populations. She also examines the use of dissent in democratic participation for... Read More →


BCM 0616 pptx

Friday June 10, 2016 11:45am - 12:45pm
Thomas Paul Room

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