Media Literacy Function in Critical Blogs

European Researcher, 2015, Vol. (93), Is. 4

4 Pages Posted: 30 Jun 2015

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Alexander Fedorov

Rostov State Univesity of Econimics; Taganrog State Pedagogical Institute

Anastasia Levitskaya

Anton Chekhov Taganrog State Pedagogical Institute

Date Written: June 28, 2015

Abstract

The Internet is widely recognized as playing an important role in facilitating education on a range of issues, including media literacy. Analyzing the media critical activity of contemporary Russian bloggers, the authors of the article reveal the following reasons for popularity or, on the contrary, unpopularity of blogger's media criticism: targeted orientation, emotional charge, entertainment nature, duration, interactiveness, multimedia mode, simplicity/complexity of the language of a media text, the level of conformity.

Keywords: media criticism; media education; media literacy; media competence; analytical thinking; ethics; media blogger.

Suggested Citation

Fedorov, Alexander and Levitskaya, Anastasia, Media Literacy Function in Critical Blogs (June 28, 2015). European Researcher, 2015, Vol. (93), Is. 4. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2624248

Alexander Fedorov (Contact Author)

Rostov State Univesity of Econimics ( email )

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Taganrog State Pedagogical Institute ( email )

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Anastasia Levitskaya

Anton Chekhov Taganrog State Pedagogical Institute ( email )

Iniciativnaya, 48
Taganrog, Rostovskaya oblast 347936
Russia

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