Media Education and the End of the Critical Consumer

@article{Buckingham2003MediaEA,
  title={Media Education and the End of the Critical Consumer},
  author={D. Buckingham},
  journal={Harvard Educational Review},
  year={2003},
  volume={73},
  pages={309-327}
}
  • D. Buckingham
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology, Business
  • Harvard Educational Review
In this article, David Buckingham addresses the challenges media educators face in dealing with postmodern media culture. Buckingham begins by outlining the nature of contemporary developments in children's media environments and how these relate to broader changes in their social status. He argues that these developments represent a fundamental challenge to the modernist project of media education, with its emphasis on the production of critical consumers. Buckingham then moves on to draw on… Expand
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