C-SPAN

Global News Literacy Roundtable Discussion

Participants in a roundtable discussion, including Alan C. Miller, the News Literacy Project’s executive director, focused on the importance of media literacy in creating an informed citizenry. Topics included discerning the reliability of information, programs designed to improve consumer uses of news, and teaching media literacy in developing countries as well as the United States. The May 27, 2008 event, sponsored by the National Endowment for Democracy’s Center for International Media Assistance, was broadcast by C-Span.

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