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This study describes the concepts, historical precedents, language and fundamental experiences of artivism. It shows the research activities from two main universities (Complutense de Madrid in Spain and Nottingham Trent in UK) as well as other cultural institutions (Élan [...]

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This paper aims to measure a population’s level of knowledge and active use of certain digital tools that play a primary role in developing their media literacy. To achieve it, an Online Digital Literacy test was designed to measure the knowledge and active usage of 45 different [...]

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Social organizations, local governments and the media in Brazil are confronting themselves over the need for an oversight board to guarantee quality television programming, and establishing a system to determine which television programs are appropriate for which television time slots. [...]

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Nowadays in Brazil, some social organizations, governments and mass media are discussing the need to establish an oversight committee to guarantee the quality of television programmes, as well as the need to set a system to determine what kind of program is appropriate for every television [...]

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This article analyses the different meanings of the citizenship concept (political, legal, social, economic, ecological and intercultural) in order to justify the current media citizenship concept, which is particularly useful and valid for media education. The ultimate goal is to [...]

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This experience offers a methodological approach and a set of activities which help to understand the language of advertising by analysing adverts shown in magazines. We started revising aspects related to photography, then we moved to study texts in advertising and we ended up with [...]

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This paper makes a brief description of a distance learning experience. It has been promoted by some research of the Institute of Communication (ININCO) based on the project named «Media, Education and Communication». The purpose of the virtual lesson «Learning to watch TV» is [...]

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This work analyzes some aspects on which the development of critical thinking is based starting with the contributions of critical theory to the educommunicative perspective, as a bedrock for reflection on the media. This work reviews the characteristics of the critical subject and [...]