Workshop Details

Workshop:Mar Vista: Says Who?: Reading Between the Lines of News and Entertainment
Date:Oct 20, 1–3 PM
Age Range:10+
Description:In this workshop, students will become storytellers and empowered consumers of media! They will learn what to look for when trying to understand the real story behind what they hear on the news and decode the values and stereotypes shared in the stories we tell. Through writing exercises and group activities, students will leave with an understanding of how to become more active participants in the media and communicate with journalists and editors.

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¿Quién dice ?: Leyendo entre las líneas de noticias y entretenimiento

¡En este taller, los estudiantes se convertirán en contadores de historias y consumidores de medios con poder de decisión! Aprenderán qué buscar al tratar de comprender la historia real detrás de lo que escuchan en las noticias y descifrar los valores y estereotipos compartidos en las historias que contamos. A través de ejercicios de escritura y actividades grupales, los estudiantes se irán con la comprensión de cómo ser participantes más activos en los medios y comunicarse con periodistas y editores."
Teacher:Lara Drasin
Teacher Bio:Lara Drasin is a professional communications and crisis public relations strategist, writer, and editor. She earned a master's degree in Social Science from UCLA, where she studied myth, media, entertainment, and their potential for creating social and civic change.
Address:826LA in Mar Vista
12515 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066

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