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.
Teaching News Literacy
John McManus, Dean Miller, Fred Blevins, Dale Cressman and Renee Hobbs participated in a panel discussion on "Teaching News Literacy,” at the 2010 AEJMC Annual Convention in Denver on August 7, 2010. You can read Renee's paper by clicking on the PDF file in the yellow box at the top of this page. Renee's slides are available here: