Media and Culture Connection

Study: Minority youth have big media appetite

By DAVID AGUILAR, Associated Press – CHICAGO (AP) 
Minority youth spend more than half their day consuming media content, a rate that's 4.5 hours greater than their white counterparts, according to a Northwestern University report released Wednesday.

What is 21st Century media literacy?

Author: Steve Borsch
Unless you're 50 years old or older, your attention has turned away from newspapers, magazines, TV and radio and shifted toward internet and electronic delivery of content.

What advertising CAN teach us:

PERSEPHONE Magazine blog of July 19, 2011. There are some virtues to advertising. If nothing else, it is a great, free education in media literacy.

"False beauty in advertising and the pressure to look 'good'"

Jo Swinson is a British member of parliament for East Dunbartonshire in Scotland and co-founder of the Campaign for Body Confidence.