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"MediaSnackers Podcast: Henry Giroux Interivew"

In this podcast installment, MediaSnackers’ founder, DK, interviews Henry Giroux about emerging views about young people, new media, and how all of us need to shift our ideas if we’re going to support learners in the future.

Henry is the Global Television Network Chair in English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.

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0.00—0.21 intros

0.22—1.54 representations of youth in mainstream media

1.55—2.32 the investment question

2.33—3.53 relationship between democracy and education

3.54—5.28 emergence of new media to readdress balance

5.29—6.53 places of change

6.54—7.25 public pedagogy

7.26—8.07 production vs deconstruction

8.08—9.00 what has to change

9.01—9.56 the future

9.57—10.11 outro

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Interviewer Info:

DK, the founder of MediaSnackers, is the interviewing voice behind this MediaSnackers podcast interview.

He will be working with DesignShare starting in April, 2007 to produce a series of podcast interviews with leading voices in the field of school design, education, technology, new media, and so much more!

Contact Info:

You can reach DK through the contact page on the MediaSnackers website.

MediaSnackers Info:

MediaSnackers is a strategic consulting firm unifying youth initiatives and corportate organizations in the exploration of new media/technology. Starting out as an organization passionate about how young people consume and create media across the globe, the team’s expertise focuses on empowering young people and learners of all ages throughthe emergence of new technologies. With a global-view and a passion for learning (enabling others through exclusive new media training), MediaSnackers explores the impact the technology-rich landscape and always-on generation is having and going to have on the future of education.

In addition to hosting and participating in a wide array of international youth, technology, and education conferences, the MediaSnackers group hosts a widely subscribed report/blog, podcasts, and vodcasts that explore the new youth-created media projects around the world. The team grew out of UK-based Phatgnat, a consulting/research firm well-known for an exclusive annual research project exploring the motivating factors behind young peoples purchasing decisions and if a brand’s community activities has an influence on the youth demographic.

MediaSnacker works with the BBC and a host of UK/European organizations passionate about emerging trends in the youth sector. Contact DK to inquire about opportunities to tap further into the MediaSnackers network.

March 16th, 2007

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