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Media LIT: Overcoming Information Overload

In this course by Arizona State University, you’ll hear from some amazing folks who are part, or keen observers, of the news industry—including, among many others, Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales, craigslist founder Craig Newmark, New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan, and Buzzfeed editor Ben Smith.
You’ll learn to:

  • Describe the changes that have transformed the way we create and consume media
  • List essential principles for being an active media consumer
  • Evaluate the tools and techniques of media creation
  • Employ a “slow news” approach, especially as a consumer of news