Critical Media Literacy as Curricular Praxis

  title={Critical Media Literacy as Curricular Praxis},
  author={Siho Nam},
  journal={Javnost - The Public},
  pages={23 - 5}
  • Siho Nam
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Javnost - The Public
Abstract The current stalemate of mass communication as neither a professional nor a worthwhile academic discipline in U.S. higher education is deeply rooted in the gradual evaporation of the critical in its curriculum. In light of this, this article strives to reclaim “the critical” in media literacy, aiming at three main goals. First, it attempts to problematise the escalating vocationalisation of mass communication education. Second, it seeks to build a philosophical, theoretical base for… Expand
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