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The JUST education section explores media literacy and education as they relate to the needs of learners attempting to interpret, react to, and affect change for their own personal development as well as for the  benefit of their respective cultures and communities.

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The Importance and Challenges of Universal Media Literacy Education

Mark Hannah
MediaShift: Your Guide to the Digital Media Revolution

Elizabeth Thoman, the godmother of the "media literacy" movement recently told me that the Internet has endowed her field with a sense of salience, if not urgency. "As long as media literacy education was about television, it was perceived to be fluff," she said. "But when the Internet came along [it] sparked serious safety concerns." If Thoman and her colleagues' work over the past half century can be credited with establishing media literacy as an academic subject, it's possible that the digital media revolution will catalyze this subject's introduction into the mainstream curriculum. Read more...

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    Social media changes everything, you can deliver your message all around the world within seconds. That is really great article on media literacy education that is essential to illustrated about it to the peoples how it works and its benefits.

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