• Social media and Surveillance

    Social media and Surveillance

    This post is also available in: Arabic

    “Governments are tracking you no matter what you do!” During MDLAB 2015, Dr. Moses Shumow covered the definition of privacy and showed the difference between the concept of privacy before and after […]

  • Media and Civic Activism

    Media and Civic Activism

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    Building on Social media, surveillance, and privacy and Cyberactivism and and E-Mobility Dr. Paul Mihailidis addressed the influence of the media […]

  • Frontiers of Arab Media Literacy

    Frontiers of Arab Media Literacy

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    Why is ISIS an important phenomena? Why is the west interested in ISIS? What is the relationship between extremism, sectarianism, and terrorism and media? […]

  • Media and Terrorism

    Media and Terrorism

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    Dr. Reese discussed how terrorist groups do not mind that the media covers their news and that sometimes they purposely carry out big operations in order to attract the media. […]

  • Covering War and Human Rights

    Covering War and Human Rights

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    Dr. Susan Moeller opened her lecture by stating that “We are now living in an era of images”. Dr. Susan Moeller walked through Haiti 2010 earthquake, the Malaysian 2014 airplane bombing, […]

  • Media, Gender, and Body

    Media, Gender, and Body

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    How do we measure and assess beauty? Why do beauty standards differ from one society to another? Sarah Mallat answered the proposed questions based on two major social theories. […]

  • Effective Digital Storytelling

    Effective Digital Storytelling

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    “Technology is not what is most important when telling a story digitally. It is the content that matters” How can we use technology effectively to tell stories in a digital age? Watch Dr. Suheil Dahdal’s presentation during MDLAB 2015 […]

  • E-Mobility and Activism

    E-Mobility and Activism

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    Dr. Rasha Abdulla spoke during MDLAB 2015 of the role of social media in civic activism. Dr. Abdullah presented a definition of e-mobility and the conditions that must be met for this type of mobility to take plac […]

  • State of MDL education

    State of MDL education

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    Dr. Mohamad Abu Al Rub (Palestine), Dr. Inas Al Khoreiby (Egypt), Ms. Lubna Maaliki (Lebanon) discussed the state of Media and Digital Literacy education and human rights in the Arab region […]

  • Approaches to MDL education

    Approaches to MDL education

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    We are at a time where we are building our lives around media. So, what are the ways to approach media and digital literacy? […]

MDLAB works on the expansion of media and digital literacy education in the Arab world by providing the needed training, curricular material and resources, and motivating faculty to transfer what they learned to their institutions. The academy hopes to spread such knowledge throughout Arab universities, creating a multiplying effect. The academy works on developing MDL curriculum that includes modules and training manuals including course plans, multimedia, and case studies.

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