Center for Media Literacy
The Center for Media Literacy is one of the oldest organizations in the US devoted to media literacy in all its forms. They originated the 5 core concepts that explain media literacy and the 5 key questions that get kids thinking and analyzing media messages. The website contains a treasure trove of articles that span the history and development of this field, a Media Lit Kit for beginning to teach the topic, YouTube videos, research, and a newsletter. The Center also provides professional development and consulting services.
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The Center for Media and Public Affairs is a nonpartisan research and education organization that conducts scientific studies of the news and entertainment media.
The new definition of media literacy now includes the ability to access, understand, analyze, evaluate and create media messages.
Created by noted media literacy authority Frank Baker, the Clearinghouse is a rich source of links for information and activities including articles, lesson plans, activities, and research findings.
An online primer for parents and teachers on the key concepts of media literacy.
There are no neutral or value-free media messages.