Media smart : lessons, tips and strategies for librarians, classroom instructors and other information professionals (Book, 2022) [WorldCat.org]
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Media smart : lessons, tips and strategies for librarians, classroom instructors and other information professionals

Author: Joanna M Burkhardt
Publisher: London : Facet Publishing, 2022. ©2022
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a toolkit for navigating the fraught information landscape. From the history of media manipulation to practical applications of media literacy, this book provides a thorough grounding in teaching students to defend themselves from mis- and dis-information.
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna M Burkhardt
ISBN: 1783305096 9781783305094 1783305088 9781783305087
OCLC Number: 1280275895
Description: xxvii, 216 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A brief history of media and media manipulation --
The psychology of memory and learning --
The Internet, technology and the media --
Selecting sources of information --
Expertise, authority and credibility --
Language in media messages --
Algorithms, bots, trolls, cyborgs and artificial intelligence --
Statistics and data visualization --
Images, reverse image searching and deepfakes --
Media manipulation and fact checking --
The ethics of likes, clicks, shares and data harvesting --
How we can help ourselves.
Responsibility: Joanna M. Burkhardt.

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The most important thing today's students can learn is how to find and evaluate information. This book provides in-depth discussion of aspects of media literacy and how they can be used to manipulate  Read more...

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