The Teacher's Guide to Media Literacy combines theory and practical application in a way that addresses the most important questions related to media literacy in education today: what is it, why is it important, how can you teach it across a wide range of curriculum areas and grade levels, and does it work?
The Handbook to Global Online Journalism features a collection of readings from international practitioners and scholars that represent a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the relationship between the internet and journalism around the world.
World News Prism provides in-depth analysis of the changing role of transnational news media in the 21st-century. Features comprehensive coverage of the growing impact of social media on how news is being reported and received. Charts the media revolutions occurring throughout the world and examines their effects both locally and globally. Surveys the latest developments in new media and forecasts future developments.
Provides tools to help readers decode the complexities of news reports and advertisements. Helps readers gain insights into the newsgathering and publication process, including how a story or advertisement is constructed and produced. Readers will learn how to determine whether a report is fully transparent, biased, or false.
The Life Informatic offers the first anthropological ethnography of contemporary office-based news journalism. The result is a fascinating account of journalists struggling to maintain their expertise and authority, even as they find their principles and skills profoundly challenged by ever more complex and fast-moving streams of information.