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“This is Media” Screening and Panel Discussion

Thanks to a grant from the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) and pivot tv, Montclair State University‘s College of Education and Human Services hosted a free screening of the 22-minute documentary “Eyes Wide Open: This is Media” on Wednesday, February 19th in University Hall 1050. A panel of communication and education professionals discussed digital and media literacy and the implications of being constantly connected. To view a trailer of the film, [click here]

Moderator:     Vanessa Domine (Chairperson, Secondary and Special Education @ Montclair State U.)


  • Harry Haines (Professor, School of Communication and Media @ Montclair State U.)
  • Rhys Daunic (Director, the Media Spot | NYC Public Schools)
  • Charity Dacey (Director, Teacher Education Admissions and Retention @ Montclair State U.)
  • Gregg Festa (Principal, Panther Academy | Paterson Public Schools)

Read what a student participant learned from the experience

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