This article addresses the theoretical and practical differences between acritical and critical media literacy as researched and practiced by United States’-based scholars. Drawing from the top-cited authors in the field of media literacy, the authors share their analysis of the similarities and differences in pedagogical approaches. Attention is paid to gaps in critical media literacy research and further research needed.
Higdon, Nolan; Butler, Allison; and Swerzenski, J. D.
"Inspiration and motivation: The similarities and differences between critical and acritical media literacy,"
Democratic Communiqué: Vol. 30
, Article 1.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umass.edu/democratic-communique/vol30/iss1/1