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Journal of Media Literacy Studies

Media literacy is the integration of knowledge and skill that will enable to recognize, comprehend and consciously use the opportunities and challenges of the conventional media order and the digital world by utilizing the knowledge accumulation of “media and communication education”, which is defined as the training of professional experts and by utilizing “media and communication studies” as a scientific activity. Media literacy, which is one of the ever-expanding research areas within the scope of media and communication studies, is attempted to be spread for active citizenship education that points to recognizing and comprehending the world and developing a quality life practice, while at the same time it is regarded as one of the tools to overcome information disorder.

Therefore, the concepts of critical thinking, effective communication and being an active citizen come into prominence by being associated with the media and communication field.

Based on such a need and necessity, the Journal of Media Literacy Studies aims to begin its publication life as Turkey’s first journal on media literacy as an academic periodical journal that deals with research and education together without neglecting the current developments and the search for new literacy in the context of the expansion and spread of digitalization.