Media Literacy Basics

Asking questions about media is the easiest way to get the answers behind the message. All media messages are created with the producer's values embedded in it. It's practically impossible to receive a neutral, unbiased media message.

Here are some questions you might ask when trying to discover what a message's embedded values are.

What is the intention of this message?

Does the message contain the same values I believe?

Might someone with different values view this message differently?

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Media Literacy: 3rd Edition

media literacy 3rd edition

Media Literacy is a critical skill students must learn to succeed in today's tech-driven, media-saturated society. This book helps students understand media literacy, and how to implement and share that knowledge with others. As an experienced media literacy expert and professor, Nick Pernisco provides a well-researched guide for learning this important critical thinking skill and using it in everyday life. This is a must-read for anyone interested in learning how to interpret the enormous amounts of information we are exposed to every day, both in traditional media and online. Buy it now!