In addition to addressing the issue of objectivity in journalism, Jay Davis also gives 8 essential guidelines for reading between the lines and analyzing news stories.
Facebook hoaxes are herpes; they continue to get passed around from person to person and never seem to go away.
Being media literate means understanding why having such knowledge is important. Here, Patricia Aufderheide outlines 8 key principles in media literacy.
How well do you understand what it means to be media literate?
The QUIZ is the core of her programs
and her books:
SEX, LOVE, AND ROMANCE IN THE MASS MEDIA
Analysis and Criticism of Unrealistic Portrayals and Their Influence
CRITICAL THINKING ABOUT SEX, LOVE, AND ROMANCE IN THE MASS MEDIA
Media Literacy Applications
DR. GALICIAN’S PRESCRIPTIONS© FOR REALISTIC ROMANCE®
How the Media Seduce You to Want Prince Charmings and Playboy Centerfolds
My professor created this quiz based on her research of what she calls “The Romanticization of Love in the Mass Media.” It is on one of the first pages of the textbook. Based on my answers, I don’t know whether it’s so much that I have a high awareness of romantic stereotypes or if I am just cynical.