Gateway Media Literacy Partners http://news.stlpublicradio.org en How Do We Foster Media Literacy In Today's Digital World? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/how-do-we-foster-media-literacy-todays-digital-world <h4>With the advent of smart phones and tablets, media messages are now ever-present. And with social media, Internet television, satellite radio, blogs and self-publishing in addition to traditional print and broadcasting, the number of media messages out there is also ever-increasing.</h4><p>That makes it all the more important that people have the ability to critically deconstruct the messages the media convey.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 22:46:34 +0000 Camille Phillips 31380 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org How Do We Foster Media Literacy In Today's Digital World? The Importance Of Media Literacy http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/importance-media-literacy <p>Ongoing media coverage of Hurricane Sandy has highlighted the importance of media literacy.</p><p>Some news outlets <a href="http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/193564/cnn-weather-channel-inaccurately-report-that-new-york-stock-exchange-is-under-3-feet-of-water/">incorrectly reported</a> the New York Stock Exchange floor was flooded and <a href="http://istwitterwrong.tumblr.com/post/34563249044/is-that-really-a-picture-of-hurricane-sandy-descending">numerous images</a> have been doctored or a misrepresentation of current events.</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 17:45:13 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 5925 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Importance Of Media Literacy