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The Beginnings of Advertising (3:32)

Jazz Age Soap Sex Cigarettes and prohibition (5:45)
Hard Times Hard Sell Be Afraid in the 30s

Soap, Sex & Cigarettes: A Cultural History of Advertising (Intro) (6:09)

Consuming Kids (5:23)

Killing Us Softly 3 Advertising's Image of Women (34:00)

Advertising & The End of the World

Hunting For Cool
(Merchants of Cool)(8:23)

Merchants of Cool
(entire program)

The Persuaders
6 segments

Life Skills 101: Media Wise (15:00)

Advertising - What psychological tricks do they use? (3:49)

Advertising & the End of the World (5:35)

No Logo: Brands, Globalization & Resistance (3:03)

Slim Hopes: Advertising & the Obsession With Thinness (5:10)

The seductive power of television advertising (3:19)

Girls take on advertising

Captive Audience: Advertising Invades the Classroom (4:36)


Analyzing Women in Advertising

Buy Me That, (2:22)

Buy Now Pay Later
The Impact of TV Advertising on Kids' Diets

Creating An Advertising Campaign

Identities for Sale: the phenomenon of teen branding

Cell Phone_spot (:45)

Teaching Media: Analysing an Advert (UK) (13:56)

Super Bowl Ads


Ways of Seeing (Advertising)
Part 1 of 4

Alcohol Ads

Deadly Persuasion:The Advertising ofAlcohol & Tobacco

Spin the Bottle: Sex, Lies & Alcohol

Ad-Libbing It (22:03)
Deadly Persuasion: The Advertising of Alcohol & Tobacco

Spin the Bottle: Sex, Lies & Alcohol
Eye See You (9:00)
Big Media
OutFOXed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism (1:55)

Jeff Chester on big media conglomerates

Mickey Mouse Monopoly: Disney, Childhood & Corporate Power
Moyers on America
"The Net at Risk" (3:28)

Big Media Hall of Shame (4:50)

Media in the 21st Century (4:59)

The Corporation selected clips

Rich Media, Poor Democracy (5:27)

Big Media - Shine A Light (1:08)

Mickey Mouse Monopoly: Disney, Childhood & Corporate Power (5:45)

The Power of the Media (Part 1)

Media Manipulation: New Game for Big Business

Critical Focus: How Media Ownership Affects Content
Body Image

Slim Hopes:Advertising & the Obsession with Thinness

Tough Guise: Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity (7:02)

What A Girl Wants

Body Image: Prescribing Beauty

Get Real (10:00)

Slim Hopes: Advertising & the Obsession With Thinness

Wet Dreams & False Images (2:09)
Sex. Lies & Photoshop

Body Image for Boys

Body Image- The Quest for Perfection


Careers for the 21st Century: Media and the Arts Occupations

Carreras para el siglo 21: Ocupaciones en arte y medios de comunicaciĆ³n

Assignment Discovery: Episode 165: Careers in Television

Discovering Art:
Careers In Film

More Than A Job--Broadcast Journalism

Film, TV, and Media Today
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Consuming Kids

Captive Audience

Story of Stuff (21:16)

Naomi Klein - No Logo (1of4) (10:08)

Captive Audience: Advertising Invades the Classroom (4:36)

The Overspent American: Why We Want What We Don't Need (3:28)

Why We Buy What We Buy

Hidden Motives Part 1 -The Quest for Cool (7:45)

Digital Manipulation of Images

Seeing Is No Longer Believing - "Changing" History (1:30)

Wet Dreams & False Images (2:09)

Digital Manipulation of Images
(Media Matters, 6:31)

Evolution (Dove, 1:15)

The Hotness Is Pasted On (5:38)
Sex. Lies & Photoshop

Know TV
Film/Movie Making


Moviemaking and Integrating Curriculum (08:08)

Discovering the Arts: Careers in Film

Making Grimm Movies: (various clips)

FLIGHT: Anatomy of a Shot (1:31)

Discovering the Short Part I
AFI (various)

Using Film As a Jumping Off Point to Encourage Student Writing (15:00)

Lights Camera Education (AFI)

Filmmaking in the Classroom (36:00)

Reading Film: The Story of Movies (5:00)

Storyboarding (Brief explanation)

American Cinema: Film Language

**Martin Scorsese: Teaching Visual Literacy**

Film Industry

The Vocabulary of Film & TV

Music for Movies (3:20)

Gender Issues

Playing Unfair: The Media Image of the Female Athlete (4:45)

What a Girl Wants (5:51)

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls (6:16)

Off the Straight & Narrow: Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals & TV (6:48)

Wrestling With Manhood: Boys, Bullying & Battering (4:54)

Packaging Girlhood with Sharon Lamb Ed. D

Critical Focus: Gender and Sexuality in the Media

Talking Gender
see also Alcohol, Body Image, Tobacco

Skills for Healthy Living: Analyzing Media Influences (27:35)

Advertising, The Media and Your Health (3:39)

DISCOVER Information Literacy (8:03)

Information Literacy: The Perils of Online Research (2:17)

News War
(4 programs)

Local News

What is News? (2:58)

Illusions of news (1:12)

The Ideal Newspaper (1:53)

Ted Koppel on the Information Overload

The World of TV News

The Myth of the Liberal Media: The Propaganda Model of News (5:32)

What is news (2:58)

Media Moments

Dan Gillmor on citizen journalism

Media Hype: When News Coverage Goes Too Far

News Writing

Democracy in America
(#10 The Media: Inside Story)

If You Can't Beat 'Em,Blog 'em (2:20)

Feeding the Beast: An Inside Look at the News Media

Hot Off the Press: Inside a Daily Newspaper

TV News: Writing and Editing the Story

Newspaper Industry

Photoshop: The Perfect Lie(4:29)
Sex. Lies & Photoshop

Marshall McLuhan on YouTube (2:15)

Norman Mailer and Marshall McLuhan Debating 1968

Marshall McLuhan

McLuhan's Wake


Media Interrupted: The Dissection of Media in American Culture (3:50)

**Massaging the Message: Truth, the Media and You**
Media Literacy
Media. Deconstructed.(:32)

Living Smart #407: Media Literacy (27 min)

Discovering Language Arts: Viewing
(K-2; 3-5; 6-8)

Media Literacy, Education & Choice (6:45)

The Future of Media Literacy Part 1 - (15:01)

Differentiated instruction- media literacy (6:21)

Media Literacy: Creating Media

Media Smarts (7:22)

Promoting Health Through Media Education (3:22)

Truth or Consequences:The Search forCredibility in an Age of Spin

Intl. Media Literacy Research Forum 2008

Teaching media literacy: asking questions Media Literacy At Home(3:22)

Media Literacy, Education & Choice

Assignment Media Literacy: Level 1: Elementary Level 2: Middle School
Level 3: High School

Analyze This: Message In The Media (7:31)
Understanding media literacy

Video Introduction to media literacy (3:46)

What is media literacy?

Media literacy is like reading literacy

Critical ThinkingAbout Media Literacy

Media Literacy for Media Reform: Turning Apathy into Activism

Media Literacy in cyberspace

Media literacy: who needs it?

Tuning In To Media
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Media Production


Lights, Camera, Language Arts (10:27)

Video Technology and iMovie Productions (04:17)

You be the producer Teaching Media: Media Production in the Classroom (UK) (14:04)

Creating media can help us become media literate

The Killing Screens: Media & the Culture of Violence (5:59)

Beyond Good & Evil: Children, Media & Violent Times (6:17)

Tough Guise: Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity (7:02)

Watching TV (4:49)

Mind Over Media: Helping Kids Get the Message (2:24)

TV Violence and You

Hip Hop; Beyond Beats and Rhythms

Money for Nothing

Dreamworlds 2: Desire, Sex & Power in Music Video

Dreamworlds 3: Sex, Desire & Power in Music Video
Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhythms

Frontline: The Way the Music Died

Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes (4:52)

Dreamworlds 2: Desire, Sex & Power in Music Video (5:55)

Money For Nothing: Behind the Business of Pop Music (5:51)
**Generation M: Misogyny in Media and Culture**
New Media

New Media Exemplar Library Overview

Spaghetti Harvest


Political Advertising: Tactics & Campaign Ethics

Kathleen Hall Jamieson on Political Advertising

The 30 Sec. Candidate

Campaign Essentials
(9 video segments)

Techniques of Persuasion
(9 video segments)

Mass Media and Presidential Campaigns

The Role of Television Advertising in Presidential Elections (1:10)

Media Persuasion Techniques in Presidential Ads

Behind a Presidential News Conference

Photographing the President (Bush)(5:04)
Television And Politics (1970) | 59:19
The Living Room Candidate

Photojournalism and the American presidency

The Complexity of Photography

Historical Look At Campaign Commercials

Historic Campaign Ads

View Smart To Vote Smart

Disconnected: Politics, the Press, and the Public

Eisenhower Campaign Spots, 1952 Presidential Campaign

Eisenhower Campaign Spots, 1956 Presidential Campaign
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Prescription Drug

Frontline: Alternative Fix

Big Bucks, Big Pharma Documentary (4:52)

Big Bucks, Big Pharma Extra: Drug Costs and PR (3:50)


Behind The Screens: Hollywood goes Hypercommercial

Behind the Screens

Product Displacement


Historical Propaganda - Japanese Internment WWII (9:28)
War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us To Death

1. America in the 20th Century: World War I: The War in Europe
2. Archives of War: World War Two: The Leaders
3. Men of our Time: Hitler

Goebbels: Master of Propaganda

Persuasion, Propaganda, and Photography

Toxic Sludge Is Good For You

Toxic Sludge is Good for You - (1/5)

(see also Music)

The Secret Life of Machines: Radio (9:47)


Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies A People

Representation & the Media: Featuring Stuart Hall (5:33)
SexualStereotypes In The Media

Racial Stereotypes in the Media

Sexual and Racial Stereotypes in the Media

Sexual Stereotypes in Media: Superman and the Bride

History of Television - Part One (1957)

Archives of American TV (Interviews)

Broadcast Television

Television: The Enchanted Mirror (2:42)

Deadly Persuasion:The Advertising ofAlcohol & Tobacco

Pack of Lies

Smoking: The Burning Truth (Smoking & Advertising)

Talking About Tobacco
(Tobacco & Advertising)

What About Tobacco
(Tobacco & Advertising)

Ad-Libbing It (22:03)

120000 Lives a Year

Cigarette Ads - Banned in USA (9:58)

Documentary on Tobacco in Indian Movies (7:23)

Deadly Persuasion: The Advertising of Alcohol & Tobacco (7:18)

Crock Hunters (2:02)

Tobacco marketing (2:16)

Redefining Liberation

Smoking Out the Truth: Teens and Tobacco

Smoke Screeners
Parody &

Slime & Anti-tobacco Magic Wand
History of Tobacco Advertisments

Too smart for Target Marketing

The Truth - Hypnosis TV Ad

The Truth - Shredder 2000 TV Ad (:29)

Super Bowl - American Legacy Foundation: Glass Freeze Pops (:29)

Visual Literacy

Photoshop: The Perfect Lie (4:29)

Visual Literacy Across The Curriculum (3:46)

Consuming Images: The Public Mind- Intro

Consuming Images 2:
The Public Mind (10:00)

The power of images: Marketing as doublethink
(Mark Crispin Miller) (5:15)

The Digital Manipulation of Images (6:30)
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Consuming Images: Visual Literacy and Image Consumption (3:10)

The Photographers (National Geographic)

Language of Photography

Images in Media

Photography: Making Art and Recording Life

Photographic Storytelling

Truth or Fiction? Photography and Ethics

Ways of Seeing (BBC Berger series)

War & Media

War Reporters Part 1

First Television War:A Documentary Report
Capturing Conflict (segment from IFC's Media Project)

BILL MOYERS JOURNAL | Buying the War | Excerpt | PBS

War Made Easy - TRAILER
War Spin: The Media and the Iraq War

Reporters at War: War, Lies, and Videotape

Critical Focus:Media & War
Writing & Media

Writing for An Audience: Persuasion

Writing for the Media

News Writing

American Cinema:Writing & Thinking About Film