Social action and advocacy

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This entry explains the history of media use for social action and advocacy, the characteristics that distinguish it from other types of media content, and the issues of empowerment and action that are raised in studying media for social action and advocacy.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781118978238
ISBN (Print)9781118978245
Publication statusPublished - 9 May 2019


  • Advocacy
  • Alternative media
  • Public journalism
  • Social action
  • Social media
  • Social movements


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