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What is Media Literacy?


  • Learning how to use media wisely and effectively
  • Engaging in critical thinking when evaluating media messagers
  • Being able to evaluate the credibility of information from different sources
  • Recognizing media's influence on beliefs, attitudes, values, behavors, and the democratic process
  • Encouraging participatory citizenship
  • Achieving greater understanding and appreciating multiple perspectives
  • Learning to produce communication and express oneself using different forms of media

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