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Media literacy – the ability to critically consume and create media – is an essential skill in today’s world. Media literacy education seeks to give kids and adults greater freedom by empowering them to access, analyze, evaluate and produce media.

Media literate youth and adults are better able to understand the complex messages we receive from television, radio, newspapers, magazines, books, billboards, signs, packaging, marketing materials, video games, recorded music, the Internet and other forms of media. They can understand not only the surface content of media messages (the “text”) but also the more important meanings (the “subtext”) hidden beneath the surface. People who are media literate can also create their own media, becoming active participants in our media culture.

New Mexico Media Literacy Project

Complete, unedited Channel One News for December 18, 2000

July 20, 2012
Complete, unedited Channel One News for December 18, 2000

Channel One News removes the commercials before streaming them for parents at channelone.com. This program has the ads in them. Parents have a right to see what their child sees.    
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Complete, unedited Channel One News for December 15, 2000

June 27, 2012
Complete, unedited Channel One News for December 15, 2000

Channel One News has advertised numerous movies that were age-inappropriate due to drug and alcohol content and sexual content. One of the worst was the “stoner comedy” Dude, Where’s My Car? in December, 2000 and January 2001. The entire movie was one big drug joke which normalized the use of marijuana among young people....
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