April 2020: Ecomedia Literacy


Editorial Overview

by Antonio Lopez, John Cabot University, Rome, Italy; Theresa Redmond, Appalachian State University U.S.; Jeff Share, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.; and Clare Hintz, Journal of Sustainability Education, U.S.



Ecomedia: the Metaphor that Makes a Difference

by Antonio Lopez, John Cabot University, Rome, Italy


Book Review

Book Review: Why Trust Science?
by Jeff Share, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.


Case Studies

Green Guerrillas Youth Media Tech Collective: Sustainable Storytellers Challenging The Status Quo
by Jason Corwin, Seneca Media & Communications Center, U.S.

Project Look Sharp’s Decoding Media Constructions and Substantiality
by Sox SperryIthaca College, U.S.

Snacking on Media Literacy: Young Children, Sustainability, and Design in Media Literacy Education
by Chelsea Attwell, Association for Media Literacy, Canada

Training of community-based journalists on climate change
by Brett Cohen, University of Cape Town, and Leonie Joubert, South Africa



The Tree of Life (2011), Eco-theology & Film: A Conversation with Prof. George Handley
by Benjamin Thevenin; Brigham Young University, U.S.; George Handley, Camlyn Giddins

Bella Gaia and the Pedagogical Power of the Overview Effect: Interview with Kenji Williams
by Antonio Lopez, John Cabot University, Rome, Italy


Editorials and Opinions

Blooming in the Doom and Gloom: Bringing Regenerative Pedagogy to the Rebellion
by Tema Milstein, University of New South Wales, Australia

Coal’s Last Gasp, Its Resuscitation by Media, and the Habitus of NIMBY
by Carolyn Fortuna, Rhode Island College, U.S.

Fake Climate News: How Denying Climate Change is the Ultimate in Fake News
by Antonio Lopez, John Cabot University, Rome, Italy,  and Jeff Share, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.

Media Education and Ecological Modernism: Embodiment, Technology and Citizenship 
by Carl Bybee and Shelby Stanovsek, University of Oregon, U.S.

Moving from STEM to MESH
by Tim Wise

Sustainability Education, Responsible Truthfulness and Hypnotic Phenomena
by Four Arrows, aka Don Trent Jacobs, Fielding Graduate University



Connecting Youth, Eco-Media and Resilience in Appalachia
by Derek Douglas, Emmanuel Garcia, and Mary Grueser, Educational Video Center, U.S.

The Pedagogy of Sustainable Web Design
by Denis F. Doyon, Samadhi Web Design, Brazil

Teaching for Environmental Justice at the Educational Video Center
by Steve Goodman, U.S.

Strategies and Tactics for Interdisciplinary Experiential Environmental Education and Digital Media Production  

by Andy Opel, Florida State University, U.S.

Scholarly Features

Deconstructing Free Enterprise and Reconstructing for Sustainability: Cultural-Ecological Propaganda Analysis for Educators
by Rachelle F. Marshall, Eastern Michigan University, U.S.

Engaging with Things: Speculative Realism and Ecomedia Literacy Education
by Benjamin Thevenin, Brigham Young University, U.S.

For the Love of Nature: Bringing Environmental Justice to Urban Elementary Students
by Lizzette Mendoza, Parmelee Avenue Elementary School, Los Angeles, U.S.; Brad Rumble, Esperanza Elementary, Los Angeles, U.S.; and Jeff Share, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.

The Origin of Resources: Sustainable and Experiential Learning in Italy
by William A. Pettit, John Cabot University, Temple University Rome, Italy, and Candice Smith Corby, Stonehill College, U.S.

Solarpunk and the Pedagogical Value of Utopia
by Isaijah Johnson, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.