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Media literacy isn't just for teachers, parents, and students. Media literacy is a concept that can help everyone live a better life. Here are some articles and resources to help you better understand media literacy and get you to be active when using media.

What is media literacy? from - What exactly is all this talk of media literacy?

The basics of media literacy from - The basics of media literacy and how it can help you.

Censorship vs. media literacy from - Learn why censorship doesn't work, and media literacy should be used in its place.

The purpose of the media from - Learn why the media actually exists today, and how they benefit from you watching.

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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!