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Thinking critically about the media to learn more about the book this website supports, please visit its information center (c) 2013 mcgraw-hill higher. Critical thinking and literacy skills the following summarizes some of the key findings of recent research studies conducted in the united states media violence. Bridging critical thinking & media literacy through integrated courses walter patrick wade centre for english language communication university town.
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