Media, News, & Consumers: Exploring Media Literacy and Journalistic Responsibility
Keith L. Herndon and Charlotte Norsworthy, eds. (2023). Media, News, & Consumers: Exploring Media Literacy and Journalistic Responsibility, 2nd Ed. e-Book, Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing.
Abstract: The material curated by the editors of this e-book provides necessary context for a course about media literacy and its relationship to journalism. Throughout its chapters, authors present key concepts and important theories to explain how our media works and the role of contemporary consumers. The book explores the important responsibilities of a free press with an emphasis on our country’s marketplace of ideas, and discusses information disorder caused by misinformation and disinformation.