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Media Literacy

News reading involves critical analysis

It is easy to jump to conclusions when reading the news about the recent attack on primary school discipline teacher Yuen Folk-wing.

Tuesday, 6 February, 2001, 12:00am

Lesson looks in depth at newspaper reports

A reporter was recently shown having sex with a prostitute on the Cyber Daily online newspaper as part of an 'investigative' report on vice.

When a case arouses students' interest, how can a teacher discuss it in a classroom?

Defining news

9 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

Visual literacy plays key role in education

The media world is becoming more visual.

We send electronic cards and animation clips as Christmas greetings. Newspapers are expanding their use of pictures and graphics to present the news. Video CDs are becoming more popular along with Japanese drama series which are distributed widely through this medium.

28 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Awareness helps to raise media standards

Although there are many creative and innovative VCDs, videos and Web sites readily accessible to young people, it is also easy for them to get hold of obscene materials.

21 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

TV approach offers lesson for schools

Imagine one day there is no pressure of examinations, yet high motivation to learn. Imagine the teachers are all well- prepared for classes and students' voices can be heard.

2 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Media pose questions for consumers

If you treat television as part of your family, your personal stereo as a pet, comics as companions, movies as lovers and spend most of your time with them, you qualify as a media consumer. As a media consumer, you should know what the three Ms and three Es are.

Money The word money is prominent in the media, as well as in society.

21 Sep 1999 - 12:00am