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Media Literacy Reference
Presents interviews with New York teenage viewers of international, youth-produced videos, to examine the role of media literacy in transcultural communication. Approaches to media literacy; Contradictions of familiarity versus originality; Outlook on youth cultures.
Media Literacy Reference

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  • Sneed, D.
  • Wulfemeyer, K. T.
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Examines an innovative project as a possible means of introducing media studies into the social sciences. Media studies; Channel one; Suggestions for advancing media literacy; Conclusions of the study.
Media Literacy Reference
Examines several variables which hindered the development of media education in the United States (U.S.). Identification of these variables; Comparison of media education in the U.S. and other countries; Why it is difficult for Americans to embrace national educational policies; Examination of discussions with U.S. education schools; Development of media...
Media Literacy Reference
Examines several perspectives on media literacy education throughout the world, focusing on the United States. Definition of media literacy; Reference to patterns in media training; Assessment of the importance of media literacy; Characteristics of media literacy projects; Why comprehensive collaboration in educational structures is necessary.
Media Literacy Reference
This article discusses the critical importance of media education to the teaching of civics and social studies and examines approaches to civics via media literacy. Useful Web site resources are also given. This article argues that in a representative democracy, people must be educated in all forms of contemporary mediated...
Media Literacy Reference
Examines how the mass media portrays Mexican immigrants in the United States. Interplay between media images and portrayal of American-born Latinos; Level of media saturation; Main source of information, assumptions and sentiments about immigrants and their American-born descendants; Role of mass media in shaping public attitudes and opinion; Suggestion for...
Media Literacy Reference
The article provides information on several media jargon in the U.S. which starts with the letter "R" and letter "S." It presents several acronyms and symbols which starts with the letter "R" as well as explained their meanings and connotations. Abbreviations which start with the letter "S" is also presented...
Media Literacy Reference
The article presents information on using "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," a U.S. television program appearing on the Comedy Central channel, as a basis for lessons on critical media literacy. He explains that the "Daily Show" uses intelligence and humor to critique mainstream media and specifically political news on...
Media Literacy Reference
Presents information on Miss Moonbeam, a mannequin used to promote reading in a middle school in Kansas. Role of Miss Moonbeam as an artifact of a media-literate society; History of the mannequin; Examples of materials used in classrooms that provide lessons for students about living in a media-literate society....
Media Literacy Reference
Presidential campaigns in the U.S., but also globally, have become major media spectacles, often decided by orchestrated spectacles. During the 2004 U.S. presidential election, media spectacle was a major determinant of the campaign with the so-called Swift Boat attacks on John Kerry's war record and daily ads and Republican demonstrations...
Media Literacy Reference
The article discusses the promotion of hip-hop education as an integral part of media literacy education in the U.S. It is said that teaching hip-hop as a music and culture of resistance can facilitate the development of critical consciousness in urban youth. According to the author, he learned that hip-hop...
Media Literacy Reference
Discusses symbols and languages used in political conventions during the 2004 presidential elections in the U.S. Criticisms against the purpose of the conventions; Role of the media in setting the agenda and determining tactics for political parties; Ways offered by general semantics to help individuals achieve media literacy.
Media Literacy Reference
The article discusses the evolution of school media programs in the U.S. from the publication of the first information literacy model in 1988 to 2008. A shift in media literacy curricula from the promotion of reading in the 1980s to the teaching of research methods in the 21st century is...
Media Literacy Reference
Analyzes high-rated U.S. television dramas from the 2000 to 2001 season in terms of 'faith-based' media literacy. Systematic and conceptually sound critique which goes beyond casual assessments; Values-based framework for studying how television creates meaning; Usefulness of framework for viewers seeking a more substantive and conceptually rich definition of media...
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Young people spend more time watching television than attending classes at school. However, violent, aggressive or just clearly harmful programmes are broadcast for the minors more and more often every day. Faced with the lack of real self-regulation on the part of operators, it is necessary that the administration takes...
Media Literacy Reference
Explains how ideas and methods regarding television violence can be used critically through a study of connections between media use and attitudes toward foreign policy in the United States. Discussion on cultivation analysis; Evaluation on the concept of national identity; Connections between narrative and identity.
Media Literacy Reference
The article discusses the role of information literacy in the art classrooms in the U.S. It stresses the significance of collaboration among librarians and art educators to provide a more fluid connection between art assignments and library-based research and critical thinking skills for students. The characteristics of art students at...
Media Literacy Reference
Focuses on the use of information sources as evidence to understand a contemporary event in the United States. Emphasis of media literacy; Timeline in media literacy; Use of close analysis with critical questions.
Media Literacy Reference
The article focuses on the development of the "Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education," also known as the Code, in the U.S. It states that the creation of the Code helps media literacy educators to better understand the doctrine of fair use, a part of...
Media Literacy Reference
Media consolidation and convergence have increasingly changed the way individuals as both consumers and citizens access, process, and communicate information at the local, national, and global levels. Media industries and institutions influence public perception and occupy our time at work and at home more and more. Media literacy has become...
Media Literacy Reference
The article focuses on the development of girls in youth media in the U.S. It notes that awareness of girls' development help teenage girls create stories and images empowering them. It suggests youth media educators to be aware that girls silence their ideas for belonging and support to share their...
Media Literacy Reference
The article discusses the partnerships between universities, high schools, and youth media educators in the U.S. The partnerships tend to encourage youth marginalized by news media to apply their vital faculties in creating media vehicles for a wider community. They are expected to be introduced to the other side of...
Media Literacy Reference
This article examines how children currently use media, the influence of media in their lives, and implications for media literacy education. Trends in the use of media (TV, radio, computer, videogames, Internet) by Chinese and American secondary students are presented, drawn from major national studies on American and Chinese children's...
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The article focuses on the collaboration of media arts education and experimental media in the U.S. Youth media field has done many things associated to media literacy, mass media, and community cultivation. It serves as a vehicle for artistic expression and a communication tool. It offers knowledge from media art...
Media Literacy Reference
Reflecting on how media literacy has changed in the United States in recent years, this article argues that the field has shifted from an emphasis on media to an emphasis on literacy. The result is a change in practice that makes more pedagogical sense than media literacy conceived of as...
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