NOTE: Having students use the questions posed in the MEDIA TRIANGLE will be most helpful before addressing the issues in the categories below.

Also, teachers may first want to have students review the “core concepts” of media literacy and the corresponding critical thinking questions.

This link on understanding color in ads and its meanings may also be helpful.

*Categories with an asterisk now include some ads in Spanish.

Associated Press

Political Ads

Alcohol Ads*

Prescription Drug Ads

Celebrities In Ads

Product Placement

Cosmetic Ads*

Sexual Messages in Ads/Media

Credit Card Ads*

Sports & Ads

Diet (Weight loss) Ads

Tobacco Ads*

Food Ads*

Kids watch TV

Toy Ads

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