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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s media literacy! [Carnival of Journalism]

Beckett, Charlie (2011) Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s media literacy! [Carnival of Journalism]. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (19 Jan 2011). Website.

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As a journalist working in a university I very aware of the power of the idea of media literacy. I am sure that to exploit the social potential of new media and the knowledge economy, that we need more of it. But I now fear it has become a reflex piece of policy rhetoric to replace real thinking about how people use information.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 07:57
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 06:35

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