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Media Literacy Reference
The United States has the highest rates of teenage pregnancy and birth in the Western industrialized world, and research indicates that television and other mass media are important sources of sexual information for young people. The purpose of this study was to determine if a teen-led, media literacy curriculum focused...
Media Literacy Reference
Firstly, in this paper, we analyze to what extent families, schools and media may be concerned about audiovisual education. Secondly, some contents on audiovisual education are suggested in order to achieve the two main goals proposed: The development of critical viewing and promoting higher quality in audiovisual productions. Finally, we...
Media Literacy Reference
This study examines a paradox in findings regarding the effects of media literacy training on adolescents' decision making about tobacco use. Recent experiments have found that media literacy training successfully reduced participants' beliefs associated with risky behavior, whereas at the same time, their positive affect toward individuals portrayed in advertising...
Media Literacy Reference
The author examines the concern in the United States that popular culture's representations of people and their actions will influence the identities and actions of adolescents, and he questions why literacy teachers and scholars have not examined more closely the ways in which reading and writing are presented in popular...
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