Knowledge is created and disseminated in all forms and formats. Media and information increase every day and it becomes so abundant that it can be found anywhere, anytime especially in the booming era of data and information explosion. Becoming media and information literate individuals will test our patience on how we deal with information and misinformation. It includes a certain level of respect towards those who need and request it. Respect for information need means we allow each and everyone to express their ideas, opinions, and expressions fully without any judgment or prejudice. MIL teaches us to use information and media content in an ethical, efficient, and effective manner.
Photo reference: UNESCO (2017). From http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/resources/publications-and-communication-materials/publications/full-list/global-media-and-information-literacy-assessment-framework/