The Spokesman-Review carried two articles about Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship in the last week. These are topics central to the Mission of the Northwest Alliance for Responsible Media. One article was titled “Teaching Fact from Fiction amid fake news: Lawmakers continue to push for increased literacy efforts in schools following 2016 elections”. The other article is titled “Media literacy efforts grow in nation’s schools.” Here are the URLs:
Both mention the media literacy work going on in theState of Washington and part of the reason for the NW-ARM.
With Former Prime Minister Berlusconi out of office there are rapid changes in the media of Italy. Berlusconi is the owner of one of the largest media conglomerates in the world and as the Prime minister of Italy was able to limit growth of alternative media outlets. Now that is all changing quickly. See attached: