Over the next several weeks, students are encouraged to make media products based on MX Essential Concepts. MX Essential Concepts are building blocks for success in the Show Your Reel 2010 Contest. Since, the new Show Your Reel competition is team oriented, making and scoring your media products is a good way for you to […]
This past week, I spent the day with one of our Community Advisers, Humberto Perez, a video tech teacher at Connally High School in Pflugerville, TX., We were speaking to students about netiquette. As I entered the room, I was surprised to see the phrase, Media Mash Up on the board. This past summer, we […]
We had the pleasure of attending the open house of the Marcus Graham Project in Dallas on August 15th. Founder, Lincoln Stephens headed up a group of seven African American men as they went through an intensive 11 week advertising boot camp. The talented group developed a campaign for the eco-friendly clothing company Broccoli City […]
Top 10 Dos and Don’ts of Personal Branding Through the Media Diversity Council’s affiliation with our parent organization, the Texas Diversity Council, our members can attend informal Lunch & Learns about diversity and professional development topics. This week, I just happened to have my iPhone handy and decided to record Earsa Jackson – Partner at […]
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So, I’ve started to give Media Proteges a new glossary term each week for which they are create a media mash up. The first term assigned is Cultural Capital. The standard definition according to Wikipedia: “Cultural capital is the knowledge, experience and or connections one has had through the course of their life that enables […]
Public Enemy rappers Chuck D and Flavor Flav. Who do you think deserves a new TV show? Having spent time the classroom as a science teacher and later in the corporate and entertainment worlds, I have wondered about the the idea of “cultural capital”. So much of popular music and content is driven by urban […]