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Looking through Lenses: A Media Literacy Skill: Socio-Economic Lens

Socio-economic Lens

When we analyze a resource with a lens that looks at socio-economic issues, we are looking at representations of how society and economic status show up in our media. 

Questions and Strategies for Using Socio-Economic Issues as a Lens

  • Explore the way different demographics are represented. 
  • What world view does the text represent?
  • What does the text say about class structures?
  • Analyze the social effects of the text. 


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Movie Trailer- The Bling Ring (2013)

Everyone Wants to be First Class

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Working Class

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Photography and Luxury

The @lepostcard instagram account follows major fashion and business travelers. 

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