media


Civic Engagement 101: Media Literacy (DC Library) – VIRTUAL

What is media literacy? Why is it important? Who is it important for? What’s the difference between media literacy and digital literacy? Get the answers to these questions and more when you join us on Wednesday, Aug. 18 at 6 p.m. on the WebEx platform for the fourth session of […]


The Academic Mass Communication Program presents: A Political Forum (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

The political landscape in our country is one we have never experienced before. Emmy award-winning broadcaster & Mass Communications Professor Lou Holder moderates a “Real Talk” political conversation with selective members of the local television and radio media FREE Virtual Event – Registration will close 2 hours prior to start time All times […]


⭐ Disability Visibility: Intersectionality In Art, Design, And Museums (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

People living with disabilities are underrepresented in media, popular culture, and art. Alice Wong, a disabled activist, media maker, and research consultant, joins Beth Ziebarth, director of Access Smithsonian, artist Riva Lehrer, and writer s.e. smith, to discuss intersectionality in art, design, and the museum world through inclusive design and representation. REGISTER EVENT/TICKET PRICE: […]


A Family Approach to Digital Well-Being (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

With an ever-changing learning landscape, how can we ensure the digital well-being of our kids? Join us as we explore practical ways to use media and tech to create, connect, communicate, and learn. Families will leave with resources and strategies to support learning and digital well-being at home. Presented by […]


Booklovers’ Breakfast featuring MSNBC’s Joy Reid and The View’s Sunny Hostin (Enoch Pratt Library) – VIRTUAL

  For the first time in conversation, Sunny Hostin and Joy Reid will talk about their careers and being groundbreaking Black women in media. February 6, 2021, 8:30am-11am, Zoom Webinar Advance registration required through Eventbrite. Registration required in order to receive the Zoom Webinar link. Admission: $15, includes a signed bookplate […]


Mass Media And Its Influence (Enoch Pratt Library) – VIRTUAL

In the past five decades, the media and its influential effect on the masses have increased exponentially.  Initially, the news and media channels were limited to the telegraph, but technological inventions then found many channels to spread the news to the masses such as the radio, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, and […]


Teens: True or False – A CIA Analyst’s Guide to Spotting Fake News (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

  In a world with so much information, how can anyone separate fact from fiction? In this timely and useful work of nonfiction, a former CIA analyst does a deep dive into fake news—its long history, its consequences, and how today’s readers can detect it. Photo illustrations, accessible page layout, […]


Ghosting the News: Local Journalism and the Crisis of American Democracy (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

This event will be streamed online as part of our P&P Live! Series. Ghosting the News tells the most troubling media story of our time: How democracy suffers when local news dies. From 2004 to 2015, 1,800 print newspaper outlets closed in the US. The absence of accountability journalism has created […]