Some media literacy recommendations for the holidays
(this is a short list: a complete list of texts can be found on my web site:


What Orwell Didnít Know: Propaganda And the New Face of American Politics

Uncommon Valor, Common Virtue  The Iowa Jima Photograph That Captured America

20 Questions About Youth & The Media

Media Mindfulness: Educating Teens about Faith and Media

Adobe Photoshop Forensics

Media Literacy: A Reader

Buy, Buy Baby: How Consumer Culture Manipulates Parents and Harms Young Minds

unSpun: Finding Facts in A World of Disinformation

Communication Revolution Critical Junctures & The Future of Media

Generation Digital Politics, Commerce, and Childhood in the Age of the Internet

Lesson Plans for Creating Media-Rich Classrooms

Digital Age: Technology Based K-12 Lesson Plans for Social Studies

Teaching Media Literacy: A How To Do it Manual

Developing Scientific Literacy Using News Media In The Classroom

Genre Studies In Mass Media

Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing our Daughters from Marketersí Schemes

Social Studies And The Press: Keeping the Beast at Bay?

Reading The Media  Media Literacy In High School English

Celluloid Blackboard: Teaching History With Film

Using Pop Culture to Teach Information Literacy

Playing to Learn: Video games in the classroom

Totally Wired: What Teens and Tweens are Really Doing Online



Fact Finders Media Literacy Series (Capstone Press)

The Berenstain Bears And the Trouble With Commercials


War, Women and the News:  How Female Journalists Won the Battle to Cover WWII

Muckrakers: How Ida Tarbell, Upton Sinclair, and Lincoln Steffens Helped Expose Scandal, Inspire Reform, and Invent Investigative Journalism

Storyboards  Motion In Art (3rd Ed)

The Big Book of Pop Culture  A How-To Guide for Young Artists