Media Learnin'
February 25, 2005 4:29 AM   Subscribe


Isn't part of being media literate knowing how to engage your audience (or learning how the media engages its audience)? I see other metafilter postings here that provide some context of why you want to learn a subject, even if the descriptions are a little self-serving towards the intended links.
posted by jscott at 5:05 AM on February 25, 2005

I worked briefly at The Center for Media Literacy -- it's a great, dedicated group of people.
posted by hifiparasol at 5:50 AM on February 25, 2005

Even though it's geared for k-12 teachers, there are some really good links on media literacy to be found at University of South Carolina's Media Literacy Clearinghouse.
posted by Slack-a-gogo at 6:13 AM on February 25, 2005

posted by ZenMasterThis at 7:38 AM on February 25, 2005

You should check out MediaRights' Media That Matters Film Festival. The films stream online with take action links and are also available as a DVD so that you can host your own screening. The free Teacher's Guide has a lot Media Literacy exercises.
posted by shirag at 1:50 PM on February 25, 2005

I was trying to figure out the other day if any of the news stories written about projects or events I was intimately involved with had ever been 100% correct, and couldn't come up with a single one. Hm....

Thanks for the links everyone, this is an important topic.
posted by gemmy at 3:13 PM on February 25, 2005

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