Media Literacy Basics

Asking questions about media is the easiest way to get the answers behind the message. All media messages have a reason for being sent.

Here are some questions you might ask when trying to discover why a message was sent.

Why did the media producer find it so important to send me this message?

Does the message try to sell me a product or service?

Does the message try to sell me a lifestyle?

Most media message try sell you one of two things: a product or service, or an ideology.

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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!