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Related Programs

We offer class visits for elementary and high school students at the Central Library on topics such as general media literacy and internet safety. Learn about class visits or teen group tours to the Library.



Media Smarts
Clearinghouse of ideas from the experts at the Media Smarts. Offers teaching units, student handouts and background material for media education from K-12.

Center for Media and Democracy
An American based organization with a mission to promote transparency and an informed debate by exposing corporate spin and government propaganda and by engaging the public in collaborative, fair and accurate reporting.

Center for Media Literacy
A site from a long-established California-based organization, offering a resource catalogue, reading room with articles on media literacy topics, and annotated links.

Who Owns What
From Columbia Journalism Review, this site provides information about what major media corporations own. Its focus is US corporations so not information on Canadian companies is available.

Adbusters Magazine
Based out of Vancouver BC, this provactive magazine provides anti-consumerism and pro-social advertising. The magazine concerns itself with the physical and cultural erosion of the world due to commercial intersts.

Media that Matters Film Festival
Media that Matters showcases independent short films on diverse topics. Most filmmakers are under the age of 21.