Voices of Media Literacy: International Pioneers Speak
Tessa Jolls and colleagues at the Center for Media Literacy recently interviewed 20 of the most important leaders in history of media literacy. These are the seminal figures—from academia to advocacy—who helped create, shape, and popularize media literacy education. In these interviews, they talk about their experiences, their passion about the field, and their hopes for the future. Together, the interviews paint a compelling picture of where media literacy came from, how it got to where it is today, and where it’s going tomorrow.
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