Media fluency is generally understood as encompassing two skill sets. The first, which we might call media comprehension, enables media consumers to decode, analyze, and break down mediated messages into their constituent parts. The other, known as media production, involves successfully encoding some kind of meaning into a mediated message. Both are needed for successful participation in today’s media-rich landscape.
Kate Chaplin closes out her holiday movie coverage with Frank Capra’s You Can’t Take it with You. This episode is jam-packed with lessons you can take with you in life. Kate starts off with why she loves this film far more than It’s a Wonderful Life and how that film because a holiday staple and […]