ERIC Number: ED423151
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Media and the Earth: Challenging the Consumer Culture.
Silver, Rosalind, Ed.; Thoman, Elizabeth, Ed.
Media & Values: A Quarterly Resource for Media Awareness, n51 Sum 1990.
This issue provides a springboard for discussion for using media awareness as a catalyst for environmental change. Articles in this issue include: (1) "No More Business as Usual" (John De Mott); (2) "Covering the World" (Mark Hartsgaard); (3) "Earth's Star Rises in Hollywood" (Rosalind Silver); (4) "Artistic Activism Reaches the Young"; (5) "Where Does It Come From? Where Does It Go?" (Tyrone Cashman); (6) "The Greening of Corporate America" (Ian McGregor-Brown); (7) "To Market, To Market - Shopping with a Mission" (Connie Koenenn); and (8) "Our Devil's Bargain with Advertising" (Kalle Lasn; Cat Simril). Additional articles in the "Reflection/Action" Department include: (1) "Using TV Specials as Teaching Tools" (Myra Junyk); (2) "Frontline Mothers Deserve to Be Heard" (Sally Steenland); (3) "Finding Some Green Lessons in Fast Food" (Judith Myers-Walls); (4) "Ecological Reporters Awaken to Ethnicity" (Carlos E. Cortes); and (5) "Missing the People for the Trees" (Susanna Hecht; Alexander Cockburn). Additional resources and materials are provided for further research. (EH)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Environment, Environmental Education, Mass Media, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role, Media Research, Resources, Secondary Education, Social Influences, Social Studies
Center for Media Literacy, 4727 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 403, Los Angeles, CA 90010 ($4).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Media and Values, Los Angeles, CA.