Media Literacies: A Critical Introduction
traces the history of media literacy and grapples with the fresh challenges posed by the convergent media of the 21st century. The book provides a much-needed guide to what it means to be literate in today’s media-saturated environment.
- Updates traditional models of media literacy by examining how digital media is utilized in today’s convergent culture
- Explores the history and emergence of media education, the digitally mediated lives of today’s youth, digital literacy, and critical citizenship
- Complete with sidebar commentary written by leading media researchers and educators spotlighting new research in the field and an annotated bibliography of key texts and resources
Keywords: Media Studies, New media, digital media, media convergence, communication technology, critical citizenship