This title explores media literacy using popular forms of media that are relevant to young people today. It also gives numerous examples of media from television, films, and commercials, and it helps the audience understand how they're being influenced by media. Memorizing facts and information are skills from the 20th century. The 21st century is the era of information overload, so the 21st century citizen needs to learn how analyze information and so called facts. Media literacy helps people be critical of the information they receive.
Perfect for in-class use.
2009, 40 minutes, NTSC DVD
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