The importance of media and information literacy is becoming increasingly recognized as we are faced with rapid social changes. The competencies of media and information literacy are crucial for every internet user as they help us in interaction with numerous information we receive every day.

In this short video, some of the most important aspects of media and information literacy are mentioned, especially the importance of media and information literacy in education.

Just as we would not traditionally assume that someone is literate if they can read but not write we should not assume that someone possesses media literacy if they can consume but not express themselves.
Henry Jenkins