What is Media Literacy?

Media literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate and create media in a variety of forms.

KEY QUESTIONS

1. Who created the message and what is the purpose?

2. What techniques are used to attract and hold attention?

3. What lifestyles, values and points of view are depicted?

4. How might different people interpret this message?

5. What is omitted?

The Media Education Lab was founded by Professor Renee Hobbs
 
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