Association for Media Literacy, AML. Canadian nonprofit organization, since 1978, of professionals, parents, and media members who develop a critical understanding of the nature of media, their techniques, and their impact.
Brookings Institution. Policy and think tank with research papers and reports.
Center for Media Literacy, CML. Website with resources and archive of articles and lessons for teaching media literacy.
Center for Media and Social Impact, CMSI. Research center and lab that creates, studies and showcases media for social impact; at the School of Communication of American University.
Common Sense. US nonprofit organization providing lesson plans, research and articles about media.
Critical Media Project. CMP (University of Southern California). Free media literacy web resources for educators and students with many video clips from popular media about age, class, disability, gender, LGBTQ, race & ethnicity, and religion.
International Council for Media Literacy, ICML. Bridges scholarship with action through The Journal of Media Literacy; formerly known as the National Telemedia Council.
Mass Media Literacy. Massachusetts website with resources to teach critical media literacy.
Media Education Foundation, MEF. Produces and distributes documentary films and other educational resources to inspire critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media. In Resources, see downloadable Discussion Guides, Lessons & Ideas, full transcripts of each film, and more.
Media Education Lab (University of Rhode Island). Resources, lesson plans, and events that bolster interdisciplinary approaches to research and practice relating to communication, media studies, and education.
MediaSmarts, Canada's Centre for Digital and Media Literacy. Developer of digital and media literacy programs and resources for Canadian homes, schools and communities since 1996; formerly known as Media Awareness Network.
National Association for Media Literacy Education, NAMLE. Largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to advancing media literacy education in the United States.
Project Look Sharp (Ithaca College). Offers free teaching units, lesson plans, and resources for teaching media literacy.
UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry, C2i2 (University of California, Los Angeles). Center for interdisciplinary, intersectional research. Committed to reimagining technology; championing social, racial, and economic justice; and, strengthening democracy with culture-making and public policy work.