MLP News

Media Literacy Project Says Goodbye After 22 Years

Dear MLP Community,

We’re writing to share some hard news. As of June 30th, Media Literacy Project will be permanently closed.

Girl Tech Report 2010-2015

Girl Tech Report

For the past six years Media Literacy Project has run a program for young women of color in Albuquerque called Girl Tech. This year-long program combines leadership skill building with media production training. Girl Tech includes training on media justice, reproductive justice, storytelling, and video making.  

Our Biggest Sale Ever!

Media Literacy Project is currently having a Spring Sale and all multimedia resources are now only $5 or $10!

Announcing the 2015 Bad Ad and Counter Ad Winners

Media Literacy Project had two Bad Ad Contest winners and four Counter Ad Contest winners this year. The bad ad essay writers selected ads that they deemed offensive and deconstructed them using media literacy tools. The counter ad creators selected original images and then altered them to tell their own story about the media messages.

A True Open Internet for All New Mexicans is Coming

On Wednesday, Feb 4 something amazing happened. The Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Tom Wheeler, finally released his proposed open Internet rules that would reclassify the Internet as a Title II service under the Communications Act.

 

Submit to the Bad Ad and Counter Ad Contest! Deadline approaching.

The Bad Ad and Counter Ad Contests will end on January 30, 2015. To participate in the contest, you must be a resident of the U.S. and enrolled in grades 6-12 in a public or private school or participate in an after-school program or community organization. Younger contest applicants may be accepted upon approval by Media Literacy Project.

Complete Our Media Access Survey!

Media Literacy Project is conducting a short survey about the types of phone and Internet access our communities have and how it can be improved. We need to gather as many as possible responses from Albuquerque people living in the 87105 zip code. Please, share this link among your friends and personal contacts!

Help! We Were Robbed!

In December 2012, some of Media Literacy Project’s video cameras were stolen. These cameras were lent to community members, MLP program participants, and local schools for media literacy and media production projects. We need new cameras and we need your help to get them!

MLP Volunteers Support Media Justice

In 2012, Media Literacy Project had the support of over 20 volunteers and interns who collectively contributed over 750 hours of their time to our media justice efforts! 2013 marks the 20th anniversary of Media Literacy Project and we are again calling on volunteers to support our media justice efforts.