The present research analyzes the notion that the main multilateral international organizations have about the concept of media literacy, through the correlational extract and interpretative content analysis of 2. 648 information units from 12 organizations, both regional and transcontinental, including the United Nations Organization, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Arab League, International Organization of La Francophonie, Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries and Organization of Ibero-American States, African Union, European Union, League of Arab States, Commonwealth of Independent States, Organization of American States, Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, Union of South American Nations, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf and Pacific Islands Forum. The main results show that 83% of the organizations analyzed, except in the Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries and the African Union, the convergence of the educational and communicative context is specifically presented under the terminology "media education", which influences the formulation of domestic policies by means of incentives and restrictions that affect decision making at the governmental level, alluding to the continuous change and dynamic construction of identity.
- Content Analysis
- Digital Media
- Intergovernmental Organizations
- Media Literacy
CACES Knowledge Areas
- 413A Social and Cultural Studies