This seems like a good time to mention that the publisher of this blog is also founder of Media Literacy Now, an organization that is working to raise the national level of public discourse on Media Literacy by sparking legislative activity in each state.
New York joins Massachusetts, introduces Media Literacy education legislation
January 21, 2014 by
Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal of Manhattan introduced Assembly Bill 8347 in January, and it has been referred to the Education Committee. If passed, this legislation would ensure the nearly 3 million public school students in the nation’s third largest state can build the media literacy skills they need for life in a media-saturated world.
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