In order to understand the history of media literacy we have to go all the way back to straight up literacy. In the first half of our look at the history of media literacy, Jay takes us all the way back to Ancient Greece and forward through the printing press, newspapers, and Yellow Journalism.
Resources & References:
The Impact of the Printing Press http://courses.educ.ubc.ca/etec540/Sept04/arthurp/researchtopic/index.htm
Grandparents of Media Literacy https://www.grandparentsofmedialiteracy.com/grandparent-gallery
Maine Explosion Caused by Bomb or Torpedo? https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/84ea964f-4861-b09d-e040-e00a18066a1d
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