A Conversation with Antonio Lopez

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Dr. Antonio López talks to us about ecomedia literacies, the materiality of information, and starting the conversation to name the world and our impacts on it. Antonio is known for his work bridging ecojustice and media literacy. As a producer of dozens of youth media projects, he has collaborated with the MacArthur Foundation, National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, Praxis Project, and National Rural Health Organization. He has also appeared on news outlets like NPR and BBC as an expert on the topic of “fake news.” Dr. Lopez has written many articles and book chapters and has written four books. Most recently, he published Ecomedia Literacy: Integrating Ecology into Media Education with Routledge. Dr. Lopez is Associate Professor and Chair of Communications and Media Studies at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy. You can learn more about his work and connect with Antonio at https://antonio-lopez.com.


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