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Seven Going on Seventeen

November 4-8, 2013 is National Media Literacy Week and this year’s theme is “What’s Being Sold: Helping Kids Make Sense of Marketing Messages”.  Media Smarts has developed material to help open conversation with young people across Canada to talk about … Continue reading

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If Girls See It, They Will Believe It

If they can see it they can be it! When I was about 7 years old I told my mom “I want to be a fireman!” and to this she replied “You can do anything you set your mind to.” … Continue reading

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Media Literacy in a Media Driven World

November 7-11, 2011, is Media Literacy Week in Canada. Media Literacy is about understanding the nature of media messages on everything from gender and cultural stereotypes to bullying and portrayals of violence. For girls and women, media awareness often involves … Continue reading

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