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42 Ads Selling The D, the C, the T and the A

42 Ads Selling The D, the C, the T and the A | Media Literacy | Scoop.it
We have no idea if this whole subliminal subconscious thing works but a lot of advertisers seem to think
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The 'Headless Fatties' and Their Health

The 'Headless Fatties' and Their Health | Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Tags: bodies , health/medicine , media , prejudice/discrimination , fat shaming, obesity, 00 to 05 mins Year: 2012 Length: 2:04 Access: msnbc Summary: This video is from the Today Show and can be...
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Gus is Chilean?! And other questions about Race and Representation in "Breaking Bad"

Gus is Chilean?! And other questions about Race and Representation in "Breaking Bad" | Media Literacy | Scoop.it
  I'm officially a Breaking Bad fan. It only took a year and half (I was initially too disgusted and disturbed by the second episode to watch any more and then semi-bored until halfway through...
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Film Review: Only God Forgives (Dir: Nicolas Winding Refn) /w Charity Thomas

Film Review: Only God Forgives (Dir: Nicolas Winding Refn) /w Charity Thomas | Media Literacy | Scoop.it
After a frosty reception at Cannes this year, Only God Forgives makes its way theaters this weekend. Charity Thomas [twitter] and I went to
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Dream Hampton to Direct ‘TransParent’

Dream Hampton to Direct ‘TransParent’ | Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Shelly Hilliard was a 19-year-old transgender woman living in Detroit when she was brutally murdered. Now, a new team of storytellers is setting out to tell the story of her life and her family’s…
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How One Man Defeated A Biased Interviewer | Mr. Media Training

How One Man Defeated A Biased Interviewer | Mr. Media Training | Media Literacy | Scoop.it
When this book author went on the Fox News Channel, he encountered a biased anchor. He handled it so well, his book soared to #1 on Amazon's bestseller list.

 

I’ve seen a lot of biased, ill-informed, and journalistically lazy interviews through the years, and this one was one of the worst. But the author who was the target of the anchor’s ire stood up to her questions well—and, in part due to his deft handling of that interview, currently has Amazon’s top-selling book.

 

Writer Reza Aslan—a prolific author who holds a Ph.D. in the sociology of religion—appeared on the Fox News Channel to discuss his new book, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. Fox News anchor Lauren Green went into the interview clearly skeptical of the book—less for its content, about which she was clearly unfamiliar—but because Aslan is Muslim. And a Muslim writing about Jesus was just too much for her to take....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, July 30, 2013 6:28 PM

Useful media training tips from Brad Phillips and good case study in how to handle a biased interviewer.

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Walter White’s sickness mirrors America

Walter White’s sickness mirrors America | Media Literacy | Scoop.it
"Breaking Bad" strikes such a nerve because Walt's ills of body and soul are also those of our country
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Conceptions of Beauty across Cultures

Conceptions of Beauty across Cultures | Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Tags: bodies , culture , emotion/desire , gender , multiculturalism , sex/sexuality , social construction , cultural relativity, ideal beauty, 06 to 10 mins Year: 1997 Length: 9:56 Access: YouTube...
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The Art of Criticism in the Age of Interactive Technology: Critics, Participatory Culture, and the Avant-Garde | Gillespie | International Journal of Communication

The Art of Criticism in the Age of Interactive Technology: Critics, Participatory Culture, and the Avant-Garde | Gillespie | International Journal of Communication | Media Literacy | Scoop.it
The Art of Criticism in the Age of Interactive Technology: Critics, Participatory Culture, and the Avant-Garde
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Film and TV Insights & Info

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Film and TV info I pick up randomly because I've read most of the internet so you don't have to.

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The Worst of White Folks

The Worst of White Folks | Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Way back in the day when Twitter was a bootleg reindeer name, David Rozier invented farting during Mass.

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New Opportunities for Interest-Driven Arts Learning in a Digital Age - The Wallace Foundation

New Opportunities for Interest-Driven Arts Learning in a Digital Age - The Wallace Foundation | Media Literacy | Scoop.it
Digital technologies show promise for giving young people new paths to engage in the arts, this report finds.
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