Mediacy
with Neil Andersen and Carol Arcus
Carol Arcus and Neil Andersen from the Association for Media Literacy gather each Monday evening to look at 21st Century culture and current events through a media literacy lens. From politics to popular culture, we guarantee that you won't leave an episode thinking quite the same way ever again.

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UK Professor Julian McDougall talks with Neil and Carol about building media literacy education at the intersection of social justice, cultural studies, and digital competency.

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Neil and Carol talk to Toronto entrepreneur Sue Sutcliffe about the online marketing biz, including the newest digital conference site, World Event Centre.

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Michael Dezuanni, QUT Professor and author of Peer Pedagogies on Digital Platforms: Learning with Minecraft Let’s Play Videos, talks to Neil and Carol about children’s non-hierarchical learning through youtube and Minecraft. They learn that it’s more…

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Join Neil and Carol as they explore the benefits and challenges of “making” with David Gauntlett, the author of Making is Connecting.

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UCLA’s Jeff Share and Doug Kellner help Neil and Carol understand why Critical Media Literacy is the gold standard in media literacy learning.

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Neil and Carol’s trusty producer Stephen Hurley shares his philosophy about the differences between broadcast radio and podcasting, and why we love to listen.

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Notes from The Media Education Project: Carol and Neil embark on a journey to discover the best iteration of media curriculum now, as guest Belinha De Abreu explains her research and concerns about AI.

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Neil and Carol once again enlist the help of Paul Levinson to understand how the most bizarre conspiracies flourish online and in the minds of Believers.

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Neil and Carol chat with Paul Levinson about the difference between disinformation and misinformation, and how and why “truth” requires our permission.

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Author

Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.