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Media Literacy

Media Literacy is an umbrella term encompassing a variety of approaches that
• develop critical thinking skills around all types of media, 
• build an understanding of how media messages shape our 
   culture and society, 
• give people tools to advocate for a changed media system.
(source: www.medialiteracynow.org)

5 laws of media and information literacy

Teachers can find a wealth of media literacy resources at the Newseum Ed site.

And much, much more in this News Literacy Toolkit.