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Media Literacy Reference
Nowadays, digitalization of contents constitutes one of the keys of the development in the educational sector. The ubiquitous proliferation of mobile phones and portable devices, added to the development of the access to wide band, changes the scene of distribution of digital contents through communication nets, removing the need for...
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The article offers information about Youth Media Project (YMP), an organization which teaches students with digital storytelling skills in Santa Fe, New Mexico. YMP offers a partnership model approach with a mixture of student-produced media, teacher training, community radio, required academic courses, and Internet. It establishes learning environments allowing non-traditional...
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This presentation is based on the necessity for developing audiovisual democracy and for proposing specific practices for the deactivation of media persuasive elements as its consequence. It is known that the study and visibility of the main cognitive and emotive strategies of audiovisual persuasion allow minimization of their effects and...
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The article explains the results of a research about Media Education in Chilean Secondary School curriculum, its problems, and training and attitudes of teachers of Spanish Language and Communication. The analysis applies definitions and parameters adopted by UNESCO in Viena (1999) and Seville (2002) which indicate that Media Education means...
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An experiment with 5-7- and 10-12-year-old children compared 2 approaches to mediating children's violent television viewing. Factual mediation provided children with facts about a violent program's production techniques. Evaluative mediation provided negative evaluations of the program's characters. The findings revealed that evaluative mediation was the most effective strategy for promoting...
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Gender stereotypes in the mass media perpetuate traditional views of women that may influence children's perceptions of women in science, engineering, and technology. This study used a randomized posttest-only control group design to determine the efficacy of media literacy training on middle school-aged children's perceptions of scientists. Participants were randomly...
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Within both academic and policy discourses, the concept of media literacy is being extended from its traditional focus on print and audiovisual media to encompass the internet and other new media. The present article addresses three central questions currently facing the public, policy-makers and academy: What is media literacy? How...
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This paper builds on the collaborative work of media researchers and professionals as well as education decision makers and teachers that met in Graz, 5-7 December 2007, at the invitation of the Council of Europe. The purpose of the workshop was to determine the validity of media education and to...
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In this interview, Bernard Stiegler speaks about new relations of technics, milieu and symbolization in the mutation of human potentialities. Forces at work today, such as consumer- or drive-based capitalism, in alliance with new media practices, threaten all life. A libidinal economy that aligns desire to the teleological scope of...
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Over the past few decades the mass media have increasingly shaped public awareness. For many people, television, the radio, or the press are the only sources for archaeological topics and it is essential, therefore, to be able to collaborate with the world of journalism. It is not only sensational news...
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International radio braodcasting can lead to conflicts or "radio wars" when nations broadcast unwanted messages. Senders and receivers often develop a series of strategies to broadcast or prevent broadcasts from being received. The radio wars between the U.S. and Cuba and the U.S. and the Soviet Union were examined to...
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This article reviews research pertaining to mass media as a causal risk factor for negative body image and disordered eating in females. The specific purpose is to clarify the impact of mass media by applying seven criteria that extend those of Kraemer et al. (1997) and Stice (2002). Although media...
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The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a body image dissatisfaction prevention session that provided information on body image and media literacy to college women. Participants were 81 undergraduates who were randomly assigned to attend either a body image intervention or a control intervention. Participants completed...
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This article discusses the implementation of a media literacy program in a college classroom in the form of an extended critique and analysis of Disney's The Little Mermaid. Students' decoding of Disney's messages and their resistance to critique of the film are analyzed using four areas of research: audience research,...
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This article synthesizes a large subset of the academic literature on media literacy education. It first argues that media literacy is mostly defined in terms of the knowledge and skills individuals need to analyze, evaluate, or produce media messages. These knowledge and skills mainly relate to four key facets of...
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