Dictionary of Media Literacy

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FABER, MINDY. Associate Director of the Video Data Bank (VDB) in Chicago since 1987, Faber currently is coordinating the VDB's Project on Videos by and for Youth. Faber is also an award-winning independent producer. She won the Main Video prize at the Berlin Film Festival for her work Delirium in 1994. In 1996, she was awarded a Rockefeller Fellowship in Film/Video/Multimedia to produce Private Wars, a videotape on the contradictions of democracy within everyday American life. See also MEDIA ARTS SECTOR, MEDIA LITERACY; VIDEO DATA BANK (VDB)


FAIRNESS & ACCURACY IN REPORTING (FAIR)

Jeff Cohen, Executive Director 130 W. 25th St New York, NY 10001 Tel: 212–633–6700 Fax: 212–727–1668

A media-monitoring organization that promotes the rights of U.S. citizens to a free press and free speech. Founded in 1986, FAIR advocates greater media pluralism and the inclusion of nonestablishment and progressive viewpoints in the nation on national issues. The mission of FAIR follows:

FAIR is the national media watch group offering well-documented criti-
cism in an effort to correct bias and imbalance. FAIR focuses public
awareness on the narrow corporate ownership of the press, [as well as]
the media's allegiance to official agendas and their insensitivity to
women, labor, minorities, and other public interest constituencies. FAIR
seeks to invigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater me-

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Dictionary of Media Literacy
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acronyms ix
  • Preface xi
  • A 1
  • B 19
  • C 25
  • D 47
  • E 55
  • F 71
  • G 79
  • H 89
  • I 93
  • J 107
  • K 113
  • L 117
  • M 123
  • N 137
  • O 147
  • P 149
  • Q 163
  • R 165
  • S 169
  • T 181
  • U 189
  • V 195
  • W 201
  • Y,Z 205
  • Appendix: Subject Directory 207
  • Bibliography 213
  • Index 223
  • About the Contributors 231
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