media in classroom
May 9, 2022
Propaganda and misinformation are playing a key role in Russia's imperialist invasion of Ukraine. This includes pro-Russia sentiment coming from within the US, which is especially dangerous in our increasingly siloed media echo chambers. Artists and filmmakers can play a huge part in pushing back against propaganda that justifies imperialism around the world.
October 1, 2014
Choose films that tell a compelling story. Stories provide the conduit for conveying information. Most people don’t remember pure facts - but we are hard-wired to remember stories. Ask students to share their own stories as a counterpoint to the film’s stories.
June 9, 2014
By Kelly Anderson, New Day member