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Scared to violate copyright in your classroom? Support The Media Show

3 September, 2014 (13:57) | About the Show, Kickstarter | By: Gus

If you don’t use movies or music in your classroom because you’re scared to violate copyright, you should support The Media Show. We hear this a lot from teachers. A middle-school teacher wrote to us saying “I know I’m probably breaking a million copyright laws, but I’m going to show this episode to my 7th […]

Help Anonymous(ly) Spread Critical Thinking

3 September, 2014 (12:47) | Kickstarter | By: Gus

So, this happened: During a previous Kickstarter campaign, we offered funders the opportunity to sponsor a media literacy workshop at a school, community organization, scout troop, or other place which could use one. One backer generously stepped forward at this Participating Sponsor level. In a note to me, he let me know that he didn’t […]

Bring The Media Show to your school!

31 August, 2014 (18:50) | About the Show, episodes, Kickstarter | By: Gus

We’ve had a couple of requests to describe the workshops and presentations that The Media Show could do for schools, colleges, afterschool programs, libraries, and pre-service teachers. So Gus has drafted a list of just a few possibilities, below. Workshops are intended for junior-high or high-school audiences, except where otherwise indicated below. As a reminder, […]

Our First Kickstarter Campaign: What we learned

7 September, 2011 (02:53) | About the Show, Kickstarter | By: Gus

We made it! Thanks to all of you who pledged to or spread the word about our Kickstarter fundraising campaign. We’ve had a few requests to share what we’ve learned by running the campaign, including one from Mitch Altman, a friend of The Media Show and all-around cool guy who will soon be running a […]

$5 gives us much more than $5 – Why Support The Media Show?

18 August, 2011 (14:13) | About the Show, Kickstarter | By: Gus

We’re down to the last 5 days of our fundraising campaign, and things are looking tight. Kickstarter is an all-or-nothing fundraising model. If we don’t reach our goal, we do not get ANY of the money pledged. The more people support a project, the more likely Kickstarter is to feature it on their front page. […]