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Media Literacy: An Educational Basic for the Information Age

Education and Urban Society Volume 24, Number 4, ISSN 0013-1245


School-based media provide information, help organize information and ideas, help create values and attitudes, help shape expectations, and provide models for action. Schools should continuously involve students in analyzing media message systems and help students develop critical thinking (including media literacy). (RLC)


Cortes, C.E. (1992). Media Literacy: An Educational Basic for the Information Age. Education and Urban Society, 24(4), 489. Retrieved October 6, 2022 from .

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