A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection, not an invitation to hypnosis.
What is Media Literacy?
Media literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate and create media in a variety of forms.
KEY QUESTIONS OF MEDIA LITERACY
1. Who created the message and what is the purpose?
2. What techniques are used to attract and hold attention?
3. What lifestyles, values and points of view are depicted?
4. How might different people interpret this message?
5. What is omitted?