Take a closer look at the role of modern journalism with Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age. KQED is proud to co-present this comprehensive workshop which is brought to you by the partnership between Facing History and Ourselves and the News Literacy Project, two educational organizations who share a passion for promoting news literacy in the classroom. As they explore the Facing Ferguson curriculum, participants will practice integrating a multimedia project into one of the lessons using online tools any teacher can access as part of the KQED Teach platform.

KQED Teach is KQED’s online professional learning platform dedicated to engaging educators in a hands-on approach to learning digital media literacy skills. Find more information about KQED Teach here and check out our introduction video.

Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age workshop will provide educators with an opportunity to engage with media-making tools and access resources for powerful learning. This event is taking place on February 4, 2017 at KQED’s San Francisco office.

Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age with KQED
Saturday, February 4th, 2017
9:00am – 3:00pm
2601 Mariposa St., San Francisco, CA 94110

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Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age with KQED 10 January,2017Masha Pershay


Masha Pershay

Masha Pershay is an Education Services Intern at KQED. She is a recent graduate of San Francisco State University, where she majored in media studies and audio engineering. Formerly a college radio DJ at KUSF, Masha continues to pursue her passion for sound production through various projects ranging from podcasting to recording sound for visual media, as well as live DJing.

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