Media Appearances & Online Resources




Media Appearances

Interviewed by Government & Technology about the Missouri Media Literacy Bill

Interviewed by KOMU regarding the Missouri Media Literacy bill

Interview on KSDK about performative sharing

Interview with ABC17 on KC shooting misinformation

Guest on the Make it Mindful Podcast

2023’s Top Media Stories on KMOX appearance

KMOX appearance on 2024 media predictions

KMOX appearance on TikTok and mental health

Yahoo News piece on TikTok spreading Israel/Gaza misinformation

Yahoo News piece on Osama bin Laden’s letter going viral on TikTok

KMOX series on AI: Day Four

KMOX series on AI: Day Three

KMOX series on AI: Day Two

KMOX series on AI: Day One

Guest on The IHSPA Truth Seeker Podcast

Radio appearance on KMOX regarding Israel/Hamas misinformation

Interview with “Creative Educator” about media literacy

Huffington Post about disinformation from the Midesast

Yahoo News about disinformation from the Mideast

Interviewed by KPNX 12News in Phoenix about Israeli attack disinformation

Interviewed by KMOX about viral crime videos

Quoted in this piece from the Milwaukee Indpendent

Feature in Webster/Kirkwood Times

KMOX radio interview about VICE bankruptcy and Momfluencers

I was interview by Associated Press and the piece ran in the following:

Appearance on KMOV – interview about TikTok

Final KMOX radio appearance for News Literacy Week

Third KMOX radio appearance for News Literacy Week

Second KMOX radio appearance for News Literacy Week

KMOX radio appearance for News Literacy Week

Guest on the Dave Burgess podcast

Los Angeles Times piece about the importance of Media Literacy

KMOV appearance about kids and social media

Bulgarian Media interview about how Russians use misinformation about Ukraine

Interview by The Arizona Republic about election misinformation & how to spot it

Guest on “Total Information AM” on KMOX about Twitter

Story about the Murrow Award

Guest on “St Louis Talks” on KMOX about Ukraine misinformation

KMOX Livestream on YouTube about Ukraine misinformation

Wichita picks up the livestream I did with KMOX about Ukraine

Interview with 12News KPNX about Ukraine misinformation

Mentioned in The Call about HB1585 & work with Rep Jim Murphy

Interview on Newsy broadcast about News Literacy Week

KMOX interview about HB1585 & Digital Health

KMOX interview about the Jan 6th media coverage

Back on KMOX talking about Chris Cuomo’s suspension from CNN

St Louis Talks on KMOX re the possible purchase of Lee Enterprises

Interviewed for Webster-Kirkwood Times re Instagram

Hour-long guest on KMOX talking about how to define a “journalist”

Featured in KMOX News Story about their Media Literacy Project

Studio guest on KMOX “St Louis Talks” in June and August 2021

Quoted in Digital Content Next on news aimed at kids

Guest on the Mediacy podcast in Toronto

Guest on Webster World Report podcast on media literacy

Guest on Path to Authenticity podcast re media literacy

Webinar on media literacy with Megan Lynch from KMOX

Guest on KBIA’s “Check-In” about media & information literacy

Webster Journal interview about why I love media literacy & hate disinformation

Facebook Live interview about media literacy & online misinformation

KPNX interview about Iran/Russia election interference with fake emails

VOX Magazine about how misinformation can lead to voter burnout

On KMOX about online misinformation

Interviewed in this Mental Floss piece about “Rumor Clinics” & fake news

Mentioned in this Slate piece about “media mentoring”

Interview with Arizona Republic about false info traveling during the protests

Interview with the Arizona Republic about online fakes during breaking news

PBS Rewire piece on Coronavirus conspiracy theories online

Interview with ABC15 in Phoenix about debunking videos during breaking news

Interview with News12 KPNX about a debunked video regarding the Arizona Westgate shooting

Article for Catholic News Service about media literacy

Interview with KMOX Radio about COVID-19 Misinformation

Write-up of my “Common Hour Talk” at F&M College, Lancaster PA

I’m an Avatar! Check out this clip from KPNX

KPNX Phoenix did a story on news literacy tools

KSDK story re Snapchat issues & advice for parents

KMOV TV interview re social media & advice for parents

Thompson/Coburn blog interview on misinformation & disinformation

KMOX radio in St Louis interviewed me about TikTok

Interviewed by Global News Canada about social media and teens

Interviewed by Courthouse News about getting information from social media

Interviewed for “Instant Relevance” podcast about media literacy in classrooms

Featured on KSDK St Louis news

Interviewed in “Moxie Minutes with Gia” podcast

Interviewed by Morning Wave radio show in Buson, South Korea about Fake News


More Media Coverage

Article and interview in Education Dive about Media Literacy

North Carolina Times-News – What is Fake News? Lemme tell ya!

Write-Up of my visit at Elon University

The fun folks at Control Art Delete Podcast had me as a guest at #ICEIndiana18 October 2018

KWMU St Louis Public Radio – chat with Don Marsh about “Digital Wellness” and #digcitday, Sept 2018

Well-PlayEd podcast – Excited to chat with Mike Matera about gamifying my college media course

CMA Today – story on how medical assistants need training in digital literacy

Huffington Post – Interviewed me for a story about a lawsuit involving Twitter followers

KMOX in St Louis – Was super excited to talk to Carol Daniel all about social media anxiety! aired 4/23/18

North Jersey’s The Record – interviewed me on “fake news”

Elgin Community College – did a story after my visit there

Washington Post – I was interviewed for the feature they did on “fake news”.  And it was great fun. The WaPo!

Glimpse Magazine – Want to hear me rant about media literacy and the election?  This is the opportunity!

Catholic St Louis Magazine –  Thrilled that this magazine asked me to write an article about healthy social media use.  Thankfully, I was able to pull myself off Twitter long enough to write it.  #irony

KWMU St Louis Public Radio Nov 2016 –  My buddy Natasha Casey (who teaches media literacy at Blackburn College) and I were guests on Don Marsh’s program, discussing ways to decipher what is real and what is not during an election year.

St Louis Review – I spoke at the Catholic Health & Safety Summit about the anxieties that social media apps cause teenagers and one of the reporters was there for a nice write-up

KWMU St Louis Public Radio – I was a guest on Don Marsh’s program “St Louis On the Air“, discussing how media literacy is so important during election years and how fake information spreads so quickly online.

Fox 2 News – My book and I were featured in the “St Louis MOMS” segment, explaining why parents need to help their kids with media literacy.  Great fun in the studio during the Fox 2 Morning Show

Edwardsville Intelligencer – feature article on the digital citizenship talk I gave at my grade school alma mater (weird being back there and NOT wearing a blue-plaid jumper!)

Principal Center Radio Podcast  – interviewed by Justin Baeder regarding how everyone agrees that media literacy is important but nobody knows where to “put it” in the curriculum

Teachercast.Net – interviewed by Jeff Bradbury on ways to incorporate media literacy into ANY classroom regardless of age or subject

Cultivating Greatness Podcast – hosted by John Otterstedt, this podcast focused on how media literacy is not media bashing – and it’s also not simply having iPads in the classroom

Fox 2 News Twitter Story – a St Louis City employee sent out tweets from a city account, linking to Hillary Clinton’s fundraising page.  Twice.  So Fox2 asked me for my opinion on ways organizations can help their employees with best digital practices.

EduRoadTrip!  My pals at EduRoadTrip interviewed me about ways to get media literacy education into every classroom.  And we had a ton of fun in the process.

Talking Social Studies Podcast – So much fun talking with social studies teachers about media literacy and verifying sources!

Some of my online Resources

My de-bunking YouTube playlist

My Twitter Tutorial (41K views)

NEW!!  Twitter Chat Tutorial Video

My Interview at METC 2016

My Livebinder: “Media Literacy ToolKit for Teachers”  (10K views)

My Livebinder: “Tools for Verifying Online Info” (3K views)

My Livebinder: “Awesome Web 2.0 Tools”  (50K views)

Webster University Online Learning Center Blog