Media literacy is the process of asking questions about what you watch, see, listen to and read.
Research & Scholarship
Some of the publications of Renee Hobbs and members of the Media Education Lab team
Media literacy and media bias: Are media literacy students less susceptible to non-verbal judgment biases?
African-American Children's Active Reasoning about Media Texts as a Precursor to Media Literacy in the United States
Asking Questions First: Navigating Popular Culture and Transgression in an Inquiry Based Media Literacy Classroom
What A Difference 10 Years Can Make: Research Possibilities for the Future of Media Literacy Education
Empowerment and protection: Complementary strategies for digital and media literacy education in the United States.
The post-truth era has challenged traditional ways of teaching journalism and media literacy. Media literacy education can offer a useful lens for teaching students to be more critical.More..
Using Virtual Exchange to Advance Media Literacy Competencies through Analysis of Contemporary Propaganda,
Because media literacy has been described as a “constellation of competencies,” diverse approaches have been used to measure media literacy. Each approach to measuring media literacy competencies embodies core values in relation to a particular set of goals, contexts and situations.More..