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‘Girl Model’ Re-connects Media Literacy to its Beating Heart

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There’s a danger when you spend a long, long time in the media literacy game…

Death by Media: The Hunger Games and Teen Authenticity (Part 1)

A PR Phony Meets an Authentic Teen: Effie Trinket (Elizabeth Banks, left) and Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in THE HUNGER GAMES. (Photo credit: Murray Close.)

“There’s this sort of upbeat soundtrack playing under it that makes it twice as awful because, of course, almost everyone on-screen is dead.”