What’s Missing From That Media Message?

What’s Missing From That Media Message?

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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. But NAMLE member and media literacy ed consultant Frank W. Baker is wondering: What took them so long? He shares tips to raise student awareness.

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Frank W. Baker is a media literacy education consultant and the author of three books, including “Media Literacy in the K-12 Classroom” (ISTE, 2012). He contributed two chapters to “Mastering Media Literacy” (Solution Tree Press, 2014). He was the 2013 recipient of the National Telemedia Council‘s annual Jessie McCanse Award given for individual contributions to the field of media literacy over at least 10 years. Follow him on Twitter @fbaker and visit his resource-rich website Media Literacy Clearinghouse (www.frankwbaker.com)

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