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The media and the literacies : media literacy, information literacy, digital literacy

TitreThe media and the literacies : media literacy, information literacy, digital literacy
Type de publicationArticle de revue
Année de publication2011
AuteursKoltay, T.
RevueMedia, Culture & Society
Volume33
Numéro2
Pagination211-221
Mots-cléslecture numérique, littératie médiatique, littératie numérique
Résumé

With the advent of digital technologies, awareness of media is acquiring crucial importance. Media literacy, information literacy and digital literacy are the three most prevailing concepts that focus on a critical approach towards media messages.This article gives an overview of the nature of these literacies, which show both similarities to and differences from each other. The various contexts of their functioning are outlined and additional literacies are mentioned. Especial attention is given to the question of the blurring line between media consumers and producers.

URLhttp://mcs.sagepub.com/content/33/2/211.abstract
DOI10.1177/0163443710393382