Media Literacy and Propaganda

Introduction

 

This Senior Seminar is in development and will be designed as an undergraduate college-level class for high school students interested in media literacy, propaganda, and social engineering generally. The course will explore the historical impacts of the development and use of different forms of media through the lens of politics, economics, culture, and society.

 

In this course, students will learn to analyze various forms of media including social media, film, documentaries, advertising, and the news with the goal of understanding the purpose of the overt and covert messages being communicated.

 

 

Course Materials

 

Articles/White Papers/Worksheets

 

 

Books

 

 

Videos

 

 

 

See the videos below for an introduction to the course.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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