A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection, not an invitation to hypnosis.
Research and Scholarship
Some of the publications of Renee Hobbs and members of the Media Education Lab team
Propaganda is inescapable. It’s everywhere. Students need to analyze, resist, critique―and create.More..
This paper reviews the various methodological approaches used to measure the digital and media literacy competencies of learners.More..
In this chapter, I examine the positioning of young people in relation to three forms of civic agency: as capitalists, as consumers of news and information, and as communicators with stories to tell.More..
This commentary considers the rise of algorithmic personalization and the power of propaganda as it is shifting our understanding of the landscape of 21st-century literacy research and practice.More..