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Media Literacy in the Digital Age

Media Literacy in the Digital Age (PDF ebook – 448th edition)

Edited by Healey, Justin

Many of us, particularly young consumers, are constantly connected online and increasingly informed by digital media. For the first time, Australians' use of online news has surpassed traditional offline news sources. In this confusing age of misinformation, how do we make sense ...of media messages? Media literacy and education are essential tools; we need to be able to tell fact from fiction in news that is rapidly and pervasively generated by multiple sources via websites and digital platforms, including social media. This book is a timely guide aimed at teachers and students, featuring expert advice on how to promote the necessary skills to access, understand, question, critically analyse and evaluate digital media. If we are to be well-informed and entertained by online content, it is important that we understand the news media environment and our engagement with it, in all of its factual, social and ethical dimensions. How is 'fake news' spread, and how can you detect it? What sources should you trust, and why?
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ISBN 9781925339970
Published 25 Jul 2019
Available in PDF format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Series Issues in Society

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ISBN-13 9781925339970
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Status Wheelers ePlatform
Imprint The Spinney Press
Published 25 Jul 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format PDF ebook – 448th edition
Edition 448th
Author(s) Edited by Healey, Justin
Series Issues in Society
Category Language and Literature
Computing and Information Technology
Issues In Society
Number of Pages 64
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Interest Age General Audience
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