Media Literacy 101

You know that friend who’s always pointing out how every commercial features mostly white people, and who ruins the best parts of movies by saying, “This scene is so sexist”?

Ever considered that maybe they’re just media literate?

Check out this video from Melissa Fabello for an introduction into what media literacy is and why you should care about it!

Melissa A. Fabello, Editor of Everyday Feminism, is a domestic violence prevention and sexuality educator, eating disorder and body image activist, and media literacy vlogger based out of Philadelphia. She enjoys rainy days, Jurassic Park, and the occasional Taylor Swift song and can be found on YouTube and Tumblr. She holds a B.S. in English Education from Boston University and an M.Ed. in Human Sexuality from Widener University. She is currently working on her PhD. She can be reached on Twitter @fyeahmfabelloRead her articles here and book her for speaking engagements here.