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The Whitworthian

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Media literacy needed to combat warped perceptions shown by television messages

Media literacy needed to combat warped perceptions shown by television messages

April 16, 2014

The television industry amasses billions of dollars in revenue each year, while simultaneously warping the public’s perception of reality. Television shows, while captivating in nature, tend to...

Media comprehension key to “Date Grape” backlash

February 19, 2014

by Chrissy RoachOpinions Editor The Spokane Downtown Daiquiri Factory opened a few weeks ago, sporting a highly offensive drink name called “Date Grape Koolaid,” a wordplay on a serious and sensitive...

In the Loop: Media literacy needed to find dependable news

January 30, 2014

The Internet has allowed the media to become more than the traditional television programs, radio shows and print publications. Non-journalist citizens supplement the traditional media powers with new...

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