Dictionary of Media Literacy

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KILBOURNE, JEAN. A writer, lecturer, and filmmaker, Kilbourne is internationally recognized for her pioneering work combatting alcohol and tobacco advertising and on images of women in advertising. She is particularly interested in the effect of addictions on women, minorities, and young people. Her focus is on prevention, education, and public policy. Among her films are: Killing Us Softly: Advertising's Image of Women and Still Killing Us Softly; Slim Hopes: Advertising and the Obsession with Thinness; Pack of Lies: The Advertising of Tobacco; and Calling the Shots: The Advertising of Alcohol. Kilbourne was recently featured in the New York Times Magazine as one of the three most popular speakers on college campuses today.

Kilbourne is a Visiting Scholar at Wellesley College and is on the Board of Directors of the Marin Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems. She is also on the National Advisory Boards of the Junior League, Women's Action for New Directions (WAND), the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, the Media Education Foundation (MEF), the Woman's Action Alliance, and the Center for the Study of Commercialism. She is listed in the World Who's Who of Women, Who's Who in American Education, and 2000 Notable American Women, among other publications. See also MEDIA EDUCATION FOUNDATION (MEF)

KIPPING, PATRICIA. The founding president of the Association for Media Literacy: Nova Scotia and developer of ThinkTV: What to Do about TVs Influence on Children, Thinking and Learning, a media literacy manual and resource guide for adult literacy programs, academic-upgrading classes, and parent groups, which is published by the Adult Learning and Innovation

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Dictionary of Media Literacy
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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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