The Disney Corporation is putting advisory messages about racial stereotyping on some of its historical films and TV shows. How should we deal with problematic representations from the past?
The attempt to civilize the uncultured masses is coming back into style. I look back to the Leavisite approach to popular culture, and its place in the history of English teaching.
Revisiting a key moment in the early history of media education in the UK, and its legacy in print..
The call to ‘decolonise the curriculum’ isn’t new. But why does it seem that so little progress been made?
A coherent new government report from Finland shows how media literacy policy should be done.
Media and Misinformation in the Time of Covid-19
A postscript to my blogs about Raymond Williams: what happened to the educational dimensions of Cultural Studies?
Revisiting three key texts from sixty years ago: what do they have to say to us today?
As media education has effectively disappeared from the government’s prescriptions for English teaching, what are the prospects for the future? An interview with two experts in the field, Jenny Grahame and Steve Connolly.
Media education has been eradicated from the English (mother tongue language and literature) curriculum in England. Why has this happened, and what consequences will it have?