Winner of the 2021 PROSE Award for Social Sciences

In our “post-truth” world, with children and adults alike participating in a ubiquitous, nonstop stream of social media, the lines blur between entertainment, information, and persuasion.  Using current references and lasting practices, Renee Hobbs shows how to build the critical thinking and communication skills that students need to navigate not just school but life.

Replete with dynamic classroom and online learning activities for learners of all ages, Mind Over Media is a comprehensive resource for teaching about media literacy including partisanship, computational propaganda, content marketing, fake news, and algorithmic personalization in entertainment,