Media literacy is the foundation of my work with children’s media, but I rarely get a chance to focus on what media literacy actually does for a child. One of my favorite media educators, Antonio López, runs a site called World Bridger … Continue reading
In order to really tap into the methods used by marketing agents, I’ve spent a good deal of time researching advertising agencies and marketing corporations. There are many companies who make no effort to hide their intentions; they want kids … Continue reading
In my short time as a student in the realm of children’s media, I’ve been exposed to some brilliant minds via their research and resources. I have a lot of admiration and respect for these media-awareness educators who have devoted … Continue reading
If the documentation from my gallery show has left you wanting to read up on the national movement towards kid’s media-awareness and critical media consumption, look no further! I will be posting updates with my favorite resources and info sites … Continue reading
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BUY ME THAT! : HBO and Consumer Reports, 1990 “In 1990, HBO, in a collaboration with Consumer Reports Television, aired the first of three half-hour specials about children and advertising. The programs pulled back the curtain on many of the … Continue reading
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CONCERNING COLLECTION: Collecting is a very intentional type of consumption. It is a hobby for some, and an obsession for others. Is it possible to be too invested in a collection? These collectables were popular in the 1960′s, 70′s, 80′s, … Continue reading
BRANDED AT BIRTH; FEATURING MEGA BABY IN PARADISE We are branded as consumers from birth. Companies hope that if they can get you to start using their products as early as day one, you will become incredibly familiar with their … Continue reading