Media Health Literacy

Tehrani, Hadi (2016) Media Health Literacy. Journal of Health Literacy, 1 (3). pp. 141-146.


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Background and objective: Many people agree that media are the biggest trainer in modern societies. People in the modern societies spend most of their time to seeing the Medias after sleeping. Therefore the content of the media should be the consideration in various fields, especially in public health. Media literacy attributed to the strengthening of media experiences. Some researchers have been defined media literacy as follows: The ability to access, analyze, evaluate and communicate with media messages in various forms. In other words, media literacy is perspective that we actively use it for media exposure to interpret the meaning of the messages that we encountered. Thus, this study aims to explain the concept of media literacy Paper Type: letter to editor.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Media Health Literacy, Health education, social justice
Subjects: WA Public Health
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Health literacy
Depositing User: Dr Hadi Tehrani
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2017 02:00
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2017 02:00

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