This book offers updated content and a fresh look at the topic but doesn't match the syllabus I am working with
The book provides fundamental knowledge to students, especially those who might not have any background in media. It is easy to understand and contains a lot of examples.
Media Literacy teaches students how to navigate through the overwhelming flood of information found in today’s media-saturated world. Drawing from thousands of media research studies, author W. James Potter explores key components to understanding the fascinating world of mass media. Potter presents examples and facts to help students understand how the media operate, how they attract attention, and how they influence the public. Chapters conclude with exercises to help readers apply the material to everyday life and improve their media literacy.