Future Literacies: Crash Course Media Literacy #12

From Crash Course.

We’ve seen and discussed the ways in which the rapid pace of technological change has affected the media literacy landscape, and it’s clear that change isn’t slowing down. How will those changes affect the future of media literacy? How can we make the skills we’ve discussed over this course transferable to future media & technology?

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Resources:

On YouTube Kids, Startling Videos Slip Past Filters https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/04/business/media/youtube-kids-paw-patrol.html?_r=0

Cathy O’Neil on Weapons of Math Destruction http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2016/10/cathy_oneil_on_1.html

What happens to your brain when you get a like on Instagram http://www.businessinsider.com/what-happens-to-your-brain-like-instagram-dopamine-2017-3

Eli Pariser: “Beware online ‘filter bubbles’” https://www.ted.com/talks/eli_pariser_beware_online_filter_bubbles

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