A doctoral student writes in the November-December 2015 issue of The Young Learner (National Council for the Social Studies) of critical media literacy and its connection to the new C3 Framework for social studies education.
It seems, with the holidays upon us, that some companies have decided it’s a good idea to acknowledge underrepresented groups in their marketing, advertising, and media coverage
Do your students know that when they watch docudramas, they’re not watching history as it actually happened?
Knowing how TV shows are funded can help students understand what is available to view. Advertising Age recently unveiled its annual Prime Time Ad Costs for 2015-2016.
How can we encourage students to view programming actively, with “the thinking parts of their brains turned on”?
Every day news images flood our print publications, digital spaces and social media apps. Why do some become iconic and unforgettable?