Skepticism: the mark and even the pose of the educated mind.
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
Propaganda is inescapable. It’s everywhere. Students need to analyze, resist, critique―and create.More..
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..
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..
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..