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Module 2: Blog Assignment…

“Access is how, when, where, and how often people have access to the tools, technology, and digital skills necessary to thrive.”

How consumers access information may determine what information they receive?

Answer: Consumers access to a faster internet may determine what information they receive. I think those who have access to a faster internet get the best of information, information that are up-to-date and relevant.

Media literacy requires access to all information and ideas without censorship..

Answer: Based on my research that I got from understandmedia.com about Censorship vs Media Literacy, through media literacy we can ask questions about the media, including those media messages we find controversial, and can decide to accept or reject those messages. By understanding the media message, we can decide whether it is appropriate for our children or not.

If media literacy is used to decide whether to watch a controversial television show or read a contentious newspaper, the need for censorship disappears, thus helping to protect our first amendment right to free speech.

Participation in society, including the ability to receive and convey information, is a global human right.

Answer: It is true, ability to receive and convey information, is a global right and every human should have the privilege to participate. Access to all information and ideas without censorship; individuals should draw conclusions about media based on their own assessment, experiences, values, and beliefs,

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