[ mee-dee-uh lit-er-uh-see ]
/ ˈmi di ə ˌlɪt ər ə si /
the ability or skills to critically analyze for accuracy, credibility, or evidence of bias the content created and consumed in various media, including radio and television, the internet, and social media.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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Origin of media literacy
First recorded in 1970–75
Words nearby media literacy
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020