Teaching with Writing About Media

How to Cite

Bennett, M. (2019). Teaching with Writing About Media. Radical Teacher, 113, 81–83. https://doi.org/10.5195/rt.2019.604


A DVD compilation from the Media Education Foundation is at the center of a Basic Writing course focused on the critical analysis of media.




Cassebaum, Anne and Rosemary Haskell, eds. American Culture and the Media: Reading, Writing, Thinking. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997.

Chomsky, Noam. Media Control. 2nd Edition. NY: Seven Stories Press, 2002.

Hacker, Diana. A Writer's Reference. 6th Edition. NY: Bedford/St. Martin's Press, 2006.

Marx, Karl and Frederick Engels. The Communist Manifesto. NY: International Publishers.

Media Reform Information Center. www. corporations.org/media.

"The National Entertainment State." http:// big.assets.huffingtonpost. com/2006_entertainment.pdf.

Parenti, Michael. "Methods of Media Manipulation." www.thirdworldtraveler. com/Media/MediaManip_Parenti.html.

Writing About Media. Developed by Peter Elbow. DVD. Media Education Foundation, 2008.

Zinn, Howard. You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train. Boston: Beacon Press, 2002.