MLP News

Juan González & Joe Torres Book Tour Stops at University of New Mexico

In partnership with the University of New Mexico Office for Equity and Inclusion, Media Literacy Project is hosting Juan González of Democracy Now and Joe Torres of Free Press in Albuquerque.

Free Media Literacy Trainings

Media Literacy Project is offering free media literacy trainings for middle school students. Apply now if you are a 6th, 7th, or 8th grade teacher interested in having us come to your classroom for the day.

Two New Members Join Our Team

We are excited to introduce the two newest members of the Media Literacy Project team – Ariel Madrigal-Wiseley and Ambrose James. Ariel is a native to New Mexico and University of New Mexico student joining the MLP team as media administrative assistant. Ambrose James is on a four month fellowship from Sierra Leone and will be spending his time with MLP as part of the Communication Team.

Media Literacy Project Transitions

As two Media Literacy Project staffers prepare for new adventures, we’d like you to join us in wishing them well and help us welcome our newest addition.

Join us for a Tobacco-Free Pride!

This year Fierce Pride is "Queering the Air" at Albuquerque Pride by celebrating a smoke-free Main St!

Pride will have designated smoking areas off of Main St which is one step closer to making Pride a completely smoke-free event. We're so excited for you to join us this year in celebrating the unwavering pride LGBTQ people have here in New Mexico and their health.

Center for Media Justice Releases Report on Phone Justice Strategy

In April at the National Conference for Media Reform, the Center for Media Justice and Consumers Union held a two-part strategy session with over 80 media justice leaders from 45 organizations across the country.The session aimed to connect media policy and social justice while also building an intersectional base of leaders to take on phone justice issues.

iPad2 Raffle Winner!

Last Friday, Media Literacy Project wrapped up our Spring Raffle and a happy Albuquerque mom went home with a brand new iPad 2. Lori Garin, a local web designer and mother to an 8th grade student at Albuquerque Academy, was thrilled to hear that she had the winning ticket for our Spring Raffle.

Bad Ad & Counter Ad Winners!

This year we received around 200 entries from middle- and high-school students from as far as London, England who were all vying to win this year’s Bad Ad and Counter Ad contests.

 

Center for Rural Strategies Issues Study on Rural Broadband

New Mexicans don’t have to look far to see what a state might look like if many of its residents are disenfranchised. A recent report by the Center for Rural Strategies outlines the insights and thoughts of several economists and social scientists on what’s at stake for areas that don’t get affordable access to high-speed Internet.

Knowledge Exchange Releases 2010 Report

knowledge exchange 2010

The Center for Media Justice and Consumers Union have just released their report from last year’s Knowledge Exchange, an annual convening of media justice leaders across the country including Media Literacy Project.