How do viewers make sense of the different kinds of realism in the images we see in films and television?
Research & Scholarship
Some of the publications of Renee Hobbs and members of the Media Education Lab team
Strengthening Media Education in the Twenty-first Century: Opportunities for the State of Pennsylvania
extensive critical media analysis of print, audio, and visual texts were compared with students from a demographically
This pedagogy article describes a semester-long undergraduate course designed to deconstruct information disorder in the post-truth era by looking at economics, ideology, and power relations.More..
Using Virtual Exchange to Advance Media Literacy Competencies through Analysis of Contemporary Propaganda,
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..
The concept of media literacy has been circulating in the United States and Europe since the beginning of the 20th century; but it continues to morph and change as a result of changes in education, technology, media, popular culture, and society.More..