C101 Friday Hongtao

Review of the 2nd Week Class (Wednesday (1/21)

Hongtao Hao / 2020-01-25

Table of Contents:


Link to the 1st_and_2nd_week_quiz

Media Literacy

The ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create, and act using all forms of communication.



The foundation of media analysis is acknowledging that all media is constructed with a purpose and a particular point of view. Renee Hobbs:

  1. who created this message and what is the purpose?
  2. What techniques does it use to attract and hold attention?
  3. what lifestyles, values and points of view does it depict?
  4. How might different people interpret this message?
  5. What is omitted, or left out?


Quality and Credibility

  1. Relevance
  2. Accuracy (What is the source? citing scientists? or any authority?)
  3. Bias (some one's perspective)
  4. Reliability (How trustworthy a publisher or author is based on the entirety of their work)

Media Literacy in the future

Data literacy deals with understanding and analyzing data.

What is data: Information about the world that is stored in a specific format.

Algorithmic literacy: