Media Skills: Crash Course Media Literacy #11

Now that you have a solid understanding of the media landscape, it’s time to equip you with the essential skills for navigating it.



NAMLE on Media Literacy

Digital divide persists even as lower-income Americans make gains in tech adoption

The numbers behind the broadband ‘homework gap’

McDonald’s: you can sneer, but it’s the glue that holds communities together

Digital Na(t)ives? Variation in Internet Skills and Uses among Members of the ‘‘Net Generation’’*

Stanford researchers find students have trouble judging the credibility of information online

FCC net neutrality process ‘corrupted’ by fake comments and vanishing consumer complaints, officials say

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

When teens create the news: examining the impact of PBS/news hour student reporting labs

London School of Economics EU Kids Online: September 2011


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