What does media literacy mean to you?

Media literacy “is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate and create media in a variety of forms” (Center for Media Literacy), and is a core tenet at the Newhouse School. However, for those that teach media, especially at a professional school whose graduates go on to produce media, the working definition of media literacy and its deployment in the classroom is a much more complicated and nuanced endeavor. For Media Literacy Week, sponsored by the National Association of Media Literacy Education (NAMLE), I asked several of my colleagues…

What does media literacy mean to you and how do you bring it into the classroom? 

The resulting project was shared via Newhouse’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and is available below.


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