Media Literacy

The Atlantic Monthly

Monthly issue of commentary on the interaction of media with the general public. Reviews politics, society, arts and literature, and the digital culture.

Center for Media Literacy

Academic institution dedicated to the promotion and support of media literacy education to help citizens access, analyze, evaluate and critic the current media practice.

Commercial Alert

Organization that aims to protect people from consumerism and prevents exploitation of culture and tradition. Also discusses issues on culture, education, government, and health.

Don’t Buy It - Get Media Smart

Informative and educational site for children that encourages promotion of media literacy with the incorporation of media telecommunication tools on the activities they do.

Émigré Essays

Essays and selections of and from Émigré magazine on topics related to media and advertisement.

FactCheckED

Spin off of the FactCheck site; provides lesson plans and resources for teachers to help children spot spin, inaccuracies and deception in the media.

Footnote TV

News site dedicated to providing analysis on issues behind various TV shows.

Frankfurt School

Article that discusses the history, criticism and analysis of the event in The Frankfurt School. Also contains media analysis in the current industrial world and general concept of Karl Marx on commercialism leading to historical materialism.

Free Minds Online: Responsible Journalism on the Web

Provides tips and resources on evaluating information within journalism articles.

Harper’s Magazine

Media industry that shows the online version of the product that contains information about various fields including those related to media and telecommunications.

Just Think

Media literacy organization focusing on the media's influence on America's youth.

Marshall McLuhan Archive

Provides facts, quotes, and historical background of the Canadian literary critic.

Media Education Foundation

Features the organization that promotes the resources and research projects to developed media literacy.

Media Education Lab

Temple University program providing media education outreach services and research. Includes free teacher resources plus information on events and graduate and undergraduate education.

Media Literacy Clearing House

Attempts to provide links to themed medial literacy resources for use by K-12 teachers.

MediaStudies

Provides resources for advancing education in media studies and critical thinking skills.

The MIT Press

University press that publishes books, journals and digital projects for the fields of architecture, social theory, economics, cognitive science and computer science.

Nat Whitten

Shows an article detailing the influences of advertising and mass media.

National Association for Media Literacy Education

Featuring information on the Association's journal, awards and membership.

National Institute on Media and the Family

Promotes the institute that researches on the impact of media on children and families.

New Mexico Media Literacy Project

Provides training and educational materials for supporting media literacy.

Noam Chomsky

Collates resources from the professor relevant to mass media.

Over the Rainbow

Features articles and resources for promoting media literacy within families.

PBS Teacher Source - Media Literacy

Compiles activity ideas, resources, and research articles about the topic.

Peter DeBenedittis, PhD: Media Literacy

Encourages media literacy and education for use in educational materials, science-based prevention, and safety in the Internet. Contains short observation of the doctor-author, researches, and details on workshops and trainings.

Popular Culture and American Culture Association

Provides investigative techniques on topics involving mass media.

Project Literacy Among Youth (PLAY)

Shows course details, recommended resources, and publication list of the organization.

PRWATCH

Posts details of the organization's values, philosophy, and services.

World of Michel Foucault

Showcases the literary contributions and work of French philosopher and social critic Michael Foucault. Includes the genealogy of Foucault, discussion lists of the recipients, and essays influenced by the author.

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