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Renee Hobbs is the leading academic authority on digital and media literacy education, with 12 books and more than 150 scholarly and professional articles, along with award-winning multimedia. 


Hobbs, R. (2021). “A most mischievous word”: Neil Postman’s approach to propaganda education. Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Misinformation Review.

Hobbs, R. (2020). Propaganda in an age of algorithmic personalization: Expanding literacy research and practice. Reading Research Quarterly 55(3) 521 – 533. doi:10.1002/rrq.301


Hobbs, R., Kanižaj, I., & Pereira, L. (2019). Digital literacy and propaganda. Medijske Studije (Media Studies) 10(19), 1 -7.


Hobbs, R., & Friesem, Y. (2019). The creativity of imitation in remake videos. E-Learning and Digital Media, 16(4), 328–347. 


Hobbs, R. (2019). Transgression as creative freedom and creative control in the media production classroom. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education 11(3), 207 – 215.


Hobbs, R., Seyferth-Zapf, C. & Grafe, S. (2018). Using virtual exchange to advance media literacy competencies through analysis of contemporary propaganda, Journal of Media Literacy Education 10(2), 152 – 168.


Hobbs, R. & Coiro, J. (2018). Design features of a professional development program in digital literacy. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy 62(4), 401 – 409. DOI: doi: 10.1002/jaal.907


Tuzel, S. & Hobbs, R. (2017). The use of social media and popular culture to advance cross-cultural understanding. Communicar 25(51), 63 – 72. DOI: 10.3916/C51-2017-06


Hobbs, R. & Tuzel, S. (2017). Teacher motivations for digital and media literacy: An examination of Turkish educators. British Journal of Educational Technology 48(1), 7 – 22. DOI: 10.1111/bjet.12326


Hobbs, R. (2016). When teens create the news: Examining the impact of PBS News Hour Student Reporting Labs. Journalism Education 5(1), 61 – 73.


Valenza, J & Hobbs, R. (2016) School librarians as stakeholders in the children and media community: a dialogue. Journal of Children and Media 10(2),147-155. DOI: 10.1080/17482798.2015.1127841


Hobbs, R. & Coiro, J. (2016). Everyone learns from everyone: Collaborative and interdisciplinary professional development in digital literacy. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy 50(2), 1 – 7. doi:10.1002/jaal.502


Hobbs, R. (2016). Lessons in copyright activism: K-12 education and the DMCA 1201 exemption rulemaking process. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education 12(1), 50-63. doi:10.4018/IJICTE.2016010105

Berger, R., Hobbs, R., McDougall, J. & Mihailidis, P. (2015). We’re in this together: Building a global community for media education research. Media Education Research Journal 4, 5 – 10.

Tiede, J., Grafe, S. & Hobbs, R. (2015). Pedagogical media competencies of preservice teachers in Germany and the United States: A comparative analysis of theory and practice. Peabody Journal of Education 90(4), 533-545, DOI: 10.1080/0161956X.2015.1068083

Hobbs, R. & Grafe, S. (2015). YouTube pranking across cultures. First Monday 20(7). DOI:10.5210/fm.v20i7.5981


Hobbs, R. (2015). Media literacy 4.0: Empowerment and protection in the elementary grades. Journal of Media Literacy 62(1-2), 48 – 55.


Martens, H. & Hobbs, R. (2015). How media literacy supports civic engagement in a digital age. Atlantic Journal of Communication 23(2), 120 – 137. DOI:10.1080/15456870.2014.961636


Hobbs, R., He, H. & RobbGrieco, M. (2014). Seeing, believing and learning to be skeptical: Supporting language learning through advertising analysis activities. TESOL Journal. DOI: 10.1002/tesj.153


Hobbs, R., Donnelly, K., Friesem, J. & Moen, M. (2013). Learning to engage: How positive attitudes about the news, media literacy and video production contribute to adolescent civic engagement. Educational Media International 50(4), 231 – 246.

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