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Media literacy for justice : lessons for changing the world / Belinha S. De Abreu.

Author/creator De Abreu, Belinha S. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Chicago : ALA Neal-Schuman, 2022.
Copyright Notice ©2022
Descriptionxix, 164 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Foreword / by Yohuru Williams -- Preface / by Asha Rangappa -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Challenging conversations in challenging times : respect, rapport, and relationships -- Misinformation and disinformation : changing conversations -- Representation and missed representation -- Civics in society : policy and politics -- Ethical dilemmas -- Popular culture : feeding the social justice machine -- Health in crisis -- The digital divide : pathways for equity and justice -- Worldviews on engagement and practice -- Finding balance : looking toward the future -- Appendixes.
Abstract "Featuring reflective activities and lesson ideas that can be adapted for educational settings from higher education to the K-12 spectrum, community centers, and libraries, this resource presents ten chapters that explore such timely issues as how to deal with controversial topics in the classroom, the effects of misinformation/disinformation on civics in society, why the media underrepresents certain people in their programming, the digital divide and where libraries fit in, how injustice exacerbates public health issues, and global conceptions of social justice and media literacy examined through various world events"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: De Abreu, Belinha S. Media literacy for justice. Chicago : American Library Association - ALA Neal-Schuman, 2022 9780838938232
LCCN 2021050700
ISBN9780838948927 (Paperback : acid-free paper)
ISBN0838948928 (Paperback : acid-free paper)

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