[During a conference in the University of Connecticut, I was asked to speak on media literacy in Nepal. What could I say? I studied journalism and mass communication at Tribhuvan University for seven years completing more than 15 annual subjects on media. None of them focused on media literacy. I have gone through media courses of other universities of Nepal and I found media literary in none of them.
I also studied English language and literature during my university days. There were courses on critical thinking but they didn’t deal with media texts. Continue reading “Media Illiteracy Weakens Journalism”