Every neighborhood has its stereotypes, and a lot of them are based on income. Everyone wants to know what their neighbors are making. Well, using census data, WNYC has mapped out median income by area for the entire United States.
Media Literacy consists of excerpts from Frank W. Baker’s keynote presentation at a Media Literacy Institute on September 17, 2008 at WOSU@COSI. The topics include (1) media literacy defined; (2) the core principles of media literacy; (3) applying critical thinking; (4) advertising; (5) deconstructing video text; (6) visual literacy; (7) the role of media in politics; and (8) the role of media in health.
Videos in This Series
Identify and criticize the persuasive techniques in advertising. Turn passive viewers into active listeners
Analyzing video and audio to see what’s shown, and what’s not
Understanding the language of photos. What’s the story behind the image?
How does media portray politicians and issues? What techniques are used to persuade? The image is more powerful than the words.
How alcohol/tobacco/food ads etc. are aimed toward youth