Why Critical Media Literacy is an Essential Component of Media Education

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The Official Project Censored Show
The Official Project Censored Show
Why Critical Media Literacy is an Essential Component of Media Education
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October 26 through 30 was Media Literacy Week. Media scholar Nolan Higdon joined Mickey to explain why critical media literacy is an essential component of media education.

Notes:

This program was recorded prior to the presidential election.

Nolan Higdon teaches teaches history and media studies at California State University, East Bay, and is a frequent contributor to the annual Project Censored books. He and Mickey Huff are the coauthors of  “United States of Distraction.”
Higdon’s new book is “The Anatomy of Fake News.”

Music-break information:
1) “Games People Play” by the Alan Parsons Project
2) “Mann’s Fate” by Hot Tuna
3) “Something in the Air” by Thunderclap Newman

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