Media Literacy For All

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On this episode Allison talks to Jimmeka Anderson, founder and executive chair of the Charlotte, North Carolina based non-profit I AM not the MEdia. They talk about the non-profit’s goals, the buzzword fake news and why media literacy is important in the American South. Jimmeka discusses how the same material she uses to teach teens can be used to teach media literacy to adults. They also talk about how to identify credible versus non-credible news sources. The Who’s that Lady (from History)? is Ida Minerva Tarbell, an investigative journalist. Resources: 

Website: I AM not the MEdia

IG: @iamnotthemedia

Twitter: @iamnotthemedia , @jimmekaanderson

Promo: Tender Bloodsport

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NYLL host Allison is originally from Georgia and relocated to Alabama 5 years ago. She has worked as a photojournalist, documenting the lives and culture of people throughout the Southeast. She also works as a freelance writer. She is passionate about connecting people through sharing individuals’ stories.

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