An essay on the constructed nature of Campaign 2012 political ads, with background, links to an Obama ad, deconstruction of same, and recommendations for teacher/educators.
Resource submitted by NAMLE Member Frank W. Baker
Frank W. Baker is the author of three books; his most recent “Media Literacy In the K-12 Classroom” (ISTE, 2012). Previously he wrote “Political Campaigns & Political Advertising: A Media Literacy Guide” (Greenwood, 2009). He maintains the nationally recognized Media Literacy Clearinghouse website and conducts media literacy workshops at schools and districts across the US. He is a consultant to the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). He can be reached at email@example.com.
The Resource Hub Member Benefit
The Resource Hub is a collective ‘smackdown’ of curricula and other useful links that serve, intersect and represent the broad array of stakeholders in media literacy education that comprise our membership.
NAMLE Members: Do you have curricula of your own, or recommended resources you’d like to share with the greater media literacy community thorugh NAMLE.net? We would love to post links and embedded media in the hub and attribute it to you or your organization.
Please fill out the following Google Form: http://bit.ly/NamleRec
to submit your resource.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Category: Resource Hub