"Media Literacy is not just important, it's absolutely critical. It's going to make the difference between whether kids are a tool of the mass media or whether the mass media is a tool for kids to use." -Linda Ellerbee

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       INTERACTIVE  ACTIVITIES             IN THE NEWS

               FROM COURAGEOUS GIRLS CLUB:                           'AMERICAN GIRLS'

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FREE...

FROM EDUCATE AND EMPOWER KIDS:

WHAT IS MEDIA LITERACY?

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FROM HARDY GIRLS HEALTHY WOMEN:

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FROM MEDIA GIRLS:

Write down 8 of your most positive qualities...

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FROM PROJECT GIRL:

A GUIDE TO UN-MEDIAFYING YOUR LIFE

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FROM POPULATION COUNCIL:

Activity 9: Selling Stereotypes: Analyzing advertising

Activity 10: The Gendered Space

Activity 11: Women of Action: A make-a-book project

Activity 12: Altering Bodies

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FOR A FEE...

FROM SPARK MOVEMENT:

This curriculum offers girls and their allies creative and effective ways to become media activists - encouraging them to call into question the limited and sexualizing ways that the media (mis)represents them and to take action in protest of the sexist and sexualized version of femininity sold to girls by media and marketers.

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Nancy Jo Sales, author of her latest book 'American Girls,' spent 2.5 years interviewing girls age 13-19.

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HOW LONG SHOULD WE KEEP GIRLS FROM SOCIAL MEDIA?

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THE UGLY TRUTH IN ADVERTISING: Like 2nd Hand Smoke, Photoshopped Ads Do Real Harm.

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#WOMENNOTOBJECTS

Powerful video reveals how ads are filled with sexism and objectification of women.

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TEEN GIRLS AND SOCIAL MEDIA: A Story of 'Secret Lives and Misogyny.'

Nancy Jo Sales discusses her new book, American Girls. 

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13, RIGHT NOW: What it's like to grow up in the age of likes, lols, and longing.

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