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Deconstructing Media: Toward a New Age of Democratic Media Activism


Recorded Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 4-6pm.

How can teachers help young people decipher, negotiate, and counter mass media? What can we learn from contemporary artists who successfully deconstruct and re-contextualize popular media messages? How can schools make room for media activist practices that empower children to address social issues that are important to them?