Youth, Engagement and Participation in Digital Culture
How can media literacy enable core competencies for value-driven, diverse and robust digital media use?
How can media literacy enable a more civic-minded participatory culture?
These challenges are great, but they need to be examined in their entirety if media literacy is to begin to address the opportunities they present for democracy, participation and discourse in a digital media age. By presenting information that places media literacy at the center of what it means to be an engaged citizen, educators and policy makers will understand why media literacy must be integrated into formal and informal education systems before it’s too late
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Mihailidis, Paul. Media literacy and the emerging citizen: youth, engagement and participation in digital culture / Paul Mihailidis.
Includes bibliographical references and index.1. Media literacy. 2. Mass media—Technological innovations. 3. Digital media. 4. Citizen journalism. I. Title. P96.M4M54 302.23084'2—dc23 2013046515ISBN 978-1-4331-2180-7 (hardcover)ISBN 978-1-4331-2179-1 (paperback)ISBN 978-1-4539-1293-5 (e-book)
Bibliographic information published by Die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek.Die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek lists this publication in the “Deutsche Nationalbibliografie”; detailed bibliographic data is available on the Internet at http://dnb.d-nb.de/.
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