A public service announcement (PSA) or public service ad, are messages in the public interest disseminated by the media without charge, with the objective of raising awareness, changing public attitudes and behavior towards a social issue.
Explore some PSAs from the following websites, and try analyzing them using the questions to the right.
When watching sample Public Service Annoucements (PSAs) take note of the following questions:
Also, think about the choice of:
Hobbs, Renee. Digital and Media Literacy: Connecting Culture and Classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin, 2011. Print.