Consulting, Research and Speaking on Health and Media Issues

Future and Reality of Gaming Conference

I just returned from the 5th Future and Reality of Gaming (F.R.O.G.) conference  at the chandelier-infested Vienna City Hall, where I gave a talk and answered questions as part of a panel titled, “What the FROG is Media Competence?” The conference was sponsored by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth’s Bundesstelle für die Positivprädikatisierung von ... [Continue Reading]

Media competence: Do we have it?

Here is a summary of my remarks at the Future and Reality of Gaming (F.R.O.G.) Conference in Vienna, Austria in October, 2011. I was asked to introduce the topic, “What the FROG is Media Competence?” I started my career as a media producer, not an academic. The reason I went back to university to earn a doctorate was to learn how to evaluate my media work and make it ... [Continue Reading]