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Civic engagement, social justice, and media literacy
Connecting media literacy to the ethical, social, and emancipatory aspects of information societies within media-saturated convergence culture is an essential task in conceptualizing active digital citizenship. In this ...
Structural Aspects of Traditional Cretan Masonry
(15th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, 2012)
The island of Crete has a long tradition of stone masonry construction, beginning over 8000 years before present. As noted by architectural historians, the vernacular architecture of modern (pre-World War II) villages on ...
Mediated Mindfulness, Inter-Religious Bonds, and Collective Healing: A Quarantine Diary
In this brief essay, I reflect on my spiritual journey through my quarantine diary during the COVID-19 pandemic. I move through various phases of denial, worry, fear, peace, solidarity, betrayal, withdrawal, and finally, ...
Positive stereotypes and counter-stereotypes: Examining their effects on prejudice reduction and favorable intergroup relations
Amidst all the negative stereotypes rightly advanced in the preceding chapters of this book, a look at the positive seems an important and necessary coda to encompass the full picture of media stereotyping as we enter the ...
The End of Bootstraps and Good Masters: Fostering Social Inclusion by Creating Counternarratives
(Columbia University Press, 2020-03)
"And Andrea Roberts explains how the Texas Freedom Colonies Atlas, another online mapping tool, serves as a platform for collaborators to collect and store data about Black settlements. But as Roberts asserts, rendering ...
Teens and the new media environment: Challenges and opportunities.
Researchers interested in the impact of media on the adolescent audience often use content analysis as a first step in assessing the kinds of messages available in mainstream media. These content-analytical studies typically ...
Building meaningful cross-sector partnerships for children and media initiatives: A conversation café with scholars and activists from around the world
In this essay, we bring together academics and activists from around the world in a “conversation café” to share their perspectives on the past, present, and future of children and media with specific emphasis on building ...
Challenging Gender and Racial Stereotypes in Online Spaces. Alternative Storytelling among Latino/a Youth in the U.S.
(Nordicom Press, 2017)
Media play an important role in perpetuating racial and gender stereotypes that harm the self-esteem and self-concept of marginalized youth, especially for Latino/a youth in the US context. However, this article illustrates ...
Afterword: Trump as Anarchist and Sun King
Trump’s 2016 campaign was anarchy—it longed for a distant past outside of the current system. Trump argued repeatedly that the current American political system had to be destroyed because it had been corrupted by weak ...
Exploring and Exchanging (Dis)ability and (Dis)aster