Dr. Renee Hobbs




GUEST: Dr. Renee Hobbs, Professor of Communication Studies at the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island. Renee is the Founder and Director of the Media Education Lab, and one of the nation’s leading authorities on digital and media literacy education. WebsiteTwitter.


TOPIC: Renee joins Coy to discuss the extraordinary progress the media literacy movement is at last making in education across America. She reflects on today’s FCC decision regarding net neutrality and previews an exciting new project “Mind Over Media” which explores new ways of teaching and understanding propaganda in the world’s media today (video below)


ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE: Thursday, February 26, 2015.