History of Media

Len Masterman and Big Ideas

In this issue of Connections, we examine the founding principles and ‘big ideas’ of media literacy which Len Masterman developed to prepare students for life in the 21st century.   The Voices of Media Literacy project includes interviews from international pioneers in the field.  

History of Media Literacy

The Harrington School of Communication at the University of Rhode Island received the Elizabeth Thoman Media Literacy Archive, a collection of documents spanning three decades of media literacy history.   Also includes an interview with Marieli Rowe and Karen Ambrosh from the NTC.