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What is Media Literacy?
MEDIA LITERACY INVOLVES
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
Media Literacy: Exercises
Understanding and evaluating news. Includes issues of "fake news", bias, ethics, "alternative facts", etc
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