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Baby It’s Cold Outside

by Neil Andersen and Diana Maliszewski This is the saga of a song. The melody and lyrics have remained intact, yet its long list of performers and audiences have profoundly changed its experience and perception. At first considered ‘cute,’ and even subversive or liberating, it has become contentious—even toxic—among some …

“Hijab Hoax” Case Study

by Michelle Solomon and Neil Andersen Because the primary function of media is to communicate culture, media literacy is a wonderfully compelling blend of media studies and cultural studies. The Hijab Hoax news story case study is exactly that blend, and it provides rich learning opportunities. We have packaged the …

Stromae – carmen

Carmen is an animated music video comment on social media, specifically referencing Twitter. It makes strong and unequivocal statements about the effects of social media on society.

What is media literacy?

Media literacy is the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and use the codes and conventions of a wide variety of media forms and genres appropriately, healthily, effectively and ethically. Media literacy educators worldwide use frameworks of varying form and sophistication to scaffold student learning. Below is a collection of the Eight …

What is media literacy?

Media literacy is the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and use the codes and conventions of a wide variety of media forms and genres appropriately, nurse effectively and ethically. Media literacy educators worldwide use frameworks of varying form and sophistication to scaffold student learning. Below is a collection of …