Media Literacy

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Media

Media: The variety of ways in which people communicate with others.

Print Media

Books

Magazines and Graphic Novels

Newspapers

Signs

Digital Media

Internet (websites, databases, etc.)

Movies

Television

Games

Purpose of Media

Media serves three purposes:

Persuade to get the audience to believe something or do what they are saying.

Inform to give the audience more information or teach them something.

Entertain keeps the audience's attention usually in an enjoyable way.