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This is a process one can use to improve media literacy:
A picture is worth a thousand words and messages can be powerful using visual literacy.
Media literacy teaches us to critically analyze, evaluate, access, and understand all types of media e.g., TV, radio, books, video, music, newspaper, internet, and emails including mass media. We need the skills to be active consumers of media messages. Today’s society appears to simply accept messages without any questions.
Try these 10 technique steps:
1. Understand the message being conveyed.
2. Discuss many possibilities and interpretations with others.
3. Ask questions from the ordinary.
4. Use your judgment to find if the information is reliable.
5. Apply some strategy and sample the content.
6. Research Google and/or Yahoo.
7. Know how to negotiate when participating in discussion rooms.
8. Analyze the message for accuracy.
9. Demonstrate the ability to distinguish from facts and fiction.
10. Participate in networks of trust.