Media Literacy: An Alternative to Censorship

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This analysis champions the notion that the most constructive way for youth to make selective and informed decisions about the media is through literacy. Since the advent of media literacy in the 1970s, the report suggests, it has been a practical alternative to censorship of certain messages that reach youth. The report presents policy suggestions for the local and national levels, and highlights numerous media literacy organizations. It also offers ideas for media training and curriculum integration. 56 pages. Free online. Free Expression Policy Project, 275 7th Ave., 9th Fl., New York, NY, 10001. (212) 807-6222,