Information Literacy According to Freeman

All of us carry bias. Our beliefs and opinions are influenced … When we first meet someone, we already have a narrative we tell about them, just by looking at them.  DANA STACHOWIAK Literacy Now Acts of Journalism, Acts of Literacy Journalists must check their biases daily As best they can. The Fourth Estate Journalism … Continue reading Information Literacy According to Freeman

What are your filters?

How do you listen? What is in the media you select? Are you open to discovery, conversation, and engagement to be better informed, or have you set our own filters to tune into those you have decided to trust or causes which you decided to care about? Are you ignoring, distrusting, or growing more unaware? … Continue reading What are your filters?

Atypical Media Organization

The term ‘media organization’ means “a person or entity engaged in disseminating information to the general public through a newspaper, magazine, other publication, radio, television, cable television, or other media of mass communication.” (2 USCS § 1602). Media institutions can also be seen as being involved in the production, exchange and reproduction of meaning. Therefore, … Continue reading Atypical Media Organization