Media Literacy, Economic Rationales, and the Humanities: The Making Of A Movement
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Published by International Journal of the Humanities in International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 2, Issue 3, pages 2307-2312.
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The development of a strong media literacy movement in the U.S. is hampered by the struggle between traditional humanists and those wedded to economic rationalism. The former camp, taking a text-based approach, sees media literacy as improving people's understanding of media texts by teaching them about the techniques used in the production of those texts ...