Terrorism as Propaganda

If you did not participate in the live synchronous class, please watch the video and respond to the questions in the YouTube comment thread. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FY8cNaXPliE AGENDA FOR OUR SYNCHRONOUS CLASS, Thursday, April 6, 2017 Propaganda in the Past Week. What's been in the news? Pepsi Social Activism Ad. We discuss the Pepsi Kendall Jenner ad … Continue reading Terrorism as Propaganda

Fake News, Demagoguery & the Alt Right

If you did not participate in the live synchronous class, please watch the video and answer the questions by posting to the YouTube page. AGENDA FOR OUR SYNCHRONOUS MEETING on Thursday, March 30 Reflections on LEAP 3 Collaborate and Connect Our Padlet Wall of Propaganda Life skills we're developing: active reading (Kami) and concision (Twitter) VIEW … Continue reading Fake News, Demagoguery & the Alt Right

LEAP 3 Collaborate: Compare and Contrast

Some examples: Nikita Duke and Dina Saleh examine representations of beauty advertising past and present. Tori Vecchio and Amanda Schofield compared two different public service campaigns by the National Football League, looking at “Pink October” and the NFL’s "A Crucial Catch" Matt Berard & Meara Melidossian compared and contrasted messages from Dwight Eisenhower's 1952 political campaign … Continue reading LEAP 3 Collaborate: Compare and Contrast

Week 7

Thursday, March 9, 2017 War propaganda, disinformation and fake news. Renee is lecturing in Rome, Italy this week on the topic of "fake news, propaganda and digital media literacy."  We won't have a "live" class tonight. Instead, please view the 30-minute screencast video below. If you have questions about LEAP 3 or activities, tweet Renee … Continue reading Week 7