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ERIC Number: ED460876
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 52
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-879419-11-4
Beyond Blame: Challenging Violence in the Media. Leader's Guide A: Introduction/Overview with "Town Hall" Presentation.
Thoman, Elizabeth, Ed.
This booklet provides a toolbox of practical resources to help in developing media literacy skills to reduce the amount of media violence people are exposed to in their homes and communities. This overview accompanies a series designed for different age groups and grade levels. The leader's guide provides strategies for increasing contact with the community, instructions for conducting a town-hall discussion group on media violence, and handouts for use in the seminar. Handouts include: (1) "The Circle of Blame"; (2) "There Is a Difference"; (3) "Four Effects of Viewing Media Violence"; (4) "The Six Myths of Media Violence"; (5) "Seven Tips for TV Viewing in the Home" and "Siete consejos para ver TV en casa" (Handout #5 in Spanish); (6) "What Everyone Should Know about Media: Five Core Concepts"; (7) "Empowerment Spiral"; (8) "Eight Steps to Success: How to Write To the Media/Media Addresses"; and (9) "Challenging the Media Is Everyone's Responsibility." (EH)
Center for Media Literacy, 1962 South Shenandoah St., Los Angeles, CA 90034.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Media Literacy, Los Angeles, CA.
Note: For other "Beyond Blame" units, see SO 026 182-184 and ED 413 249. Videotape not available from ERIC.