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Visual Literacy and Media Literacy QuickLink: Brutally Honest Oscar Posters

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Just in case you missed this gallery of reimagined posters for the Best Picture Oscar nominees when College Humor debuted it last month…

Scriptwriting, the ‘Languages of Film,’ and Media Literacy: Teaching the Oscars with Frank Baker

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“I think it’s a tragedy that most of today’s textbooks completely ignore media and the important process of scriptwriting.”

The Oscars: Frank Baker Talks Critical Thinking, Movie Fandom, and the Common Core

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“Yes: I think it is fair, appropriate and altogether fitting that we share our passion for media. I think a great question to ask anyone and to demand an answer to is: why are you a fan of __(fill in the blank)_?”

Visual Literacy and the Red Carpet: Celebrity ‘Make Unders’

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Rarely do we have the opportunity to deconstruct images so rigorously that they actually invert themselves in the process… making the celebrities in question less attractive than they really are.

For Your Consideration: ‘Life of Pi,’ the Oscars, and How to Persuade the Media

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Why is the case so strenuously made for a potential Best Picture win for ‘Life of Pi’?

Free Media Literacy Resources from the Folks Who Just Brought You the Oscar Nominations

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A program that’s basic in a lot of ways, but also very, very solid…

Strap Yourself In: A New Year in Media Has Begun

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We measure our lives out by annual media events, kind of like Prufrock and his coffee spoons.