Dictionary of Media Literacy

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 1997 - 234 oldal

The ^IDictionary of Media Literacy^R is a reference work that contains key concepts, terms, organizations, issues, and individuals of note related to the field of media literacy. Media literacy is an international movement, with many countries developing media literacy programs. This work significantly contributes to the study and understanding of this new and evolving field. In that we all live in a world in which we are inundated by information conveyed through the channels of mass commmunication, this dictionary will be a resource for scholars, students, and individuals seeking to understand information delivered in this context.

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Subject Directory
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Bibliography
213
Index
223
About the Contributors
231
Copyright

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113. oldal - ACCURACY AND OBJECTIVITY: Good faith with the public is the foundation of all worthy journalism. 1. Truth is our ultimate goal. 2. Objectivity in reporting the news is another goal that serves as the mark of an experienced professional. It is a standard of performance toward which we strive. We honor those who achieve it. 3. There is no excuse for inaccuracies or lack of thoroughness. 4. Newspaper headlines should be fully warranted by the contents of the articles they accompany.
176. oldal - What kinds of technologies are available to whom, how to use them; the differences they make to the production processes as well as the final product.
47. oldal - any real or fictional story, recurring theme, or character type that appeals to the consciousness of a people by embodying its cultural ideals or by giving expression to deep, commonly felt emotions.
113. oldal - Objectivity in reporting the news is another goal, which serves as the mark of an experienced professional. It is a standard of performance toward which we strive. We honor those who achieve it. 3 There is no excuse for inaccuracies or lack of thoroughness. 4 Newspaper headlines should be fully warranted by the contents of the articles they accompany. Photographs and telecasts should give an accurate picture of an event and not highlight a minor incident out of context.
83. oldal - US and multinational mass communications research projects under contracts and grants from the National Science Foundation, the US Office of Education, the National Institute of Mental Health, the...
77. oldal - Formulas resolve tensions and ambiguities resulting from the conflicting interests of different groups within the culture or from ambiguous attitudes toward particular values.
83. oldal - Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence, the Surgeon General's Scientific Advisory Committee on Television and Social Behavior, the National Institute of Mental Health, the White House Office of Telecommunications Policy, The American Medical Association, the Administration on Aging, and the National Science Foundation.
202. oldal - George Gerbner, Larry Gross, Marilyn Jackson-Beeck, Suzanne Jeffries-Fox and Nancy Signorielli, "Cultural Indicators: Violence Profile No. 9...
46. oldal - Over half of them have not yet made a single telephone call. Commercialization of media and concentration of media ownership erode the public sphere and fail to provide for cultural and information needs, including the plurality of opinions and the diversity of cultural expressions and languages necessary for democracy. Massive and pervasive media violence polarizes societies, exacerbates conflict, and cultivates fear and mistrust, making people vulnerable and dependent.
22. oldal - China scholar and Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley, uses a Chinese saying, "Qihu nanxia,

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ART SILVERBLATT is Professor and chairperson of the Department of Communications and Journalism at Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri. He is the author of Media Literacy: Keys to Interpreting Media Messages (Praeger, 1995).

ELLEN M. ENRIGHT ELICEIRI is Head Reference Librarian and Head of Public Services for Eden-Webster Libraries, St. Louis, Missouri.

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