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TreeHugger

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About TreeHugger

TreeHugger is the leading media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. Partial to a modern aesthetic, we strive to be a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information. We publish an up to the minute blog, weekly and daily newsletters, twice-monthly radio interviews, and regularly updated Twitter and Facebook pages.

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RollerMache - ABC Kids TV

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RollerMache, a do-it-yourself media site designed especially for kids living in regional Australia. Upload content, get tips and tricks on making videos, animations, audio and more...
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Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising's Image of Women [Trailer] - Available on DVD

Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising's Image of Women [Trailer]

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A Day Made of Glass... Made possible by Corning.

Watch "A Day Made of Glass" and take a look at Corning's vision for the future with specialty glass at the heart of it. Learn more about Corning at corning.c...
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The Key to Media's Hidden Codes

Colors, camera angles and logos in the media can all prompt immediate associations with emotions, activities and memories. Learn to decode the intricate system of symbols that are a part of everyday life -- from media messages to traffic signs.

Lesson by Ben Beaton, animation by TED-Ed.

View the full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-key-to-media-s-hidden-codes

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Meet the M&C poet who won Toni Collette for CommBank

Meet the M&C poet who won Toni Collette for CommBank | Curriculum Resources | Scoop.it
Ode to Can

There’s a four lettered word
As offensive as any
It holds back the few
Puts a stop to the many

 

You can’t climb that mountain
You can’t cross the sea
You can’t become anything you want to be.

He can’t hit a century
They can’t find a cure.
She can’t think about leaving or searching for more...

 

 

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Wally Wood's 22 Panels That Always Work

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Wally Wood's 22 Panels That Always Work. This provides an orientation to camera angles in comic book genre. It appears here with Joel Johnson's permission.

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Australian Screen - Australia's audio and visual heritage online

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Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

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Campaign! Make an Impact

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Campaign! Make an Impact is an innovative initiative that uses history to inspire young people into active citizenship.

This cross-curricular programme uses historical campaigns to inspire and teach campaign skills, enabling children and young people to run their own campaigns about issues that affect them today. It’s based around a three step model which can be found on this website.

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Fotoshop by Adobé

This commercial isn't real, neither are society's standards of beauty.

Great resource to deconstruct for value education, as well as advertising units.

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Check It Out: Verifying Information and Sources in News Coverage

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Taking a close look at the challenges and responsibilities of confirming information while reporting the news.

 

Overview | How do journalists and researchers check the accuracy of their sources? How important is it not only to be right but also to have reliable information on which to base reporting and research? In this lesson, students consider how the details in several unfolding events were verified and handled in news media outlets including The New York Times and reflect on the role of the “truth vigilante” in journalism and academia.

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Shell social media oil spill a 'coordinated online assassination'

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Shell social media oil spill a 'coordinated online assassination'...

An excellent example of the power of social media,
coupled with an environmental aspect:

Shell's social media has been "hijacked" by
Greenpeace in a very clever and very convincing campaign.

http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/shell-social-media-oil-spill-a-coordinated-online-assassination-20120719-22bpe.html

(Short link in case the long one breaks - http://goo.gl/25mmU )

Shell's social media has been "hijacked" by
Greenpeace in a very clever and very convincing campaign.

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