Events, podcasts, teaching

The Dis! Enchanted Life

Flipping the script is a popular media literacy technique that reframes the ageless "happily ever after" fairy tale. This podcast episode features Rapunzel (Susan Hagen) from the irreverent musical comedy "Disenchanted!"

Events, podcasts, research

Disorder-ly Conduct: Gaming as an Addiction?

October is Health Literacy Month. So it seems appropriate to title this podcast episode, "Disorder-ly Conduct: Is Gamer Addiction a Thing?" To loiter with me around this question is my colleague, Dr. Christopher McKinley, who specializes in health communication and media effects in examining the role that messages play in shaping individual’s health perceptions and behaviors.


Celling Your Soul [Screening]

To commemorate the 3rd Annual National Media Literacy Week (Nov 6-10) the School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University hosted  a screening of Joni Siani’s documentary film Celling Your Soul (Bullfrog Films). The film takes viewers on a personal journey with a group of high school and college students who (through a digital “cleanse”) discover the power of authentic human connectivity. Does… Continue reading Celling Your Soul [Screening]


We the Voters Political “Party”

On November 3, 2016 Dr. Vanessa Domine (Greenwood) coordinated and moderated a "We the Voters" "political party" for undergraduate students in the C+MRC performance room in School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University. Dr. Marylou Naumoff, Dr. Joel Penney, and Marc Rosenweig comprised the discussant panel. The event consisted of two short film screenings:… Continue reading We the Voters Political “Party”