Cable in the Classroom is sponsoring
its annual Media Smart
Research Award

Media literacy is a key 21st Century skill because it provides a framework
and method to think critically about the media and technologies students and
adults use for information and entertainment. Media literacy means knowing how
to access, understand, analyze, evaluate and create media messages on
television, the Internet and other outlets. It also means knowing how to use
these and other technologies safely, productively and

The deadline for
emerging media literacy scholars to submit materials is May