Media Literacy
   Key Concepts


Scanning TV

Beyond The       Screen

Plato's Cave

Media Links

JCP In Pictures

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Media Literacy Links updated list of international organizations (2014).

Adbusters Media Foundation. Advance site devoted to exploring the power of advertising and marketing in our culture.

Canadian Association of Media Education Organizations. (PDF) The goal of CAMEO, through its member organizations, is to advocate, promote and develop media literacy in Canada. Also, visit the CAMEO web site for more information.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. A comprehensive data base related to CBC radio, television and other media related services. This is the homepage for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Of special interest is the potential of digital radio.

Canadian Government Online. This site provides information of all kinds about Canada and its institutions.

Canadian Radio and Television Commission. We aim to help Canadians better understand how their values and diversities shape Canada's unique personality in the world. We do so by regulating our broadcasting and telecommunications industries in open, flexible ways to foster creative freedom and strengthen the prosperity of all our citizens.

Canadian Review of Materials. Web version of CM Magazine, a bi-weekly review of Canadian materials for young people. CM Magazine contains book, media, and web reviews, as well as news, features, and stories of interest to teachers, librarians, parents, and kids.

CBC Radio and Stereo On The Internet. Includes: About CBC, News and Information, CBC Music, Arts and Entertainment, Regional Programming, Radio Network Programming, Stereo Network Programming, Special Events, Youth Programming, CBC Records, and International Programming.

The National Film Board of Canada. Created in 1939, the (NFB) is a public agency that produces and distributes films and other audiovisual works which reflect Canada to Canadians and the rest of the world. It is an exceptional fountain of creativity, which since its very beginnings has played a crucial role in Canadian and international filmmaking. The NFB, as the storehouse of a large part of the country's audiovisual heritage, in the form of a collection of over 9,000 titles, has always been and remains a cultural organization, while acting as an important catalyst of social change.

National Library of Canada. The full text of all formally published Canadian online books and journals is available, indexed alphabetically and by subject, and searchable by title or full-text keyword.

Scanning Television. A unique collection of short television excerpts, averaging six minutes in length, which support the development of media literacy skills. This unique collection offers teachers a wide range of examples that will promote classroom discussion, analysis, and understanding of the key concepts of media literacy.

Statistics Canada. The national statistical agency, offers this collection on the economic and social conditions in Canada. Includes: newly released data, research papers, downloadable publications, and notices of seminars and conferences are featured in addition to The Daily, a collection of the latest news releases and publications from the agency.