NAMLE was recently noted in two documents from The Aspen Institute and the Knight Foundation. Both of these organizations endeavor to bring awareness of the importance of media literacy education to broader audiences, and both have noted NAMLE as an actor in this effort. The Knight Commission Report on the Information Needs of Communities stated a need [...]
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Washington, D.C. – Americans are constantly trying to keep up with the latest digital tools and technologies. Whether it’s touch screen computers, smart phones, or user-generated news sites, access to information does not automatically translate into knowing how to use these tools in effective ways that help people in their everyday lives. From parents concerned [...]
NAMLE President Sherri Hope Culver was a panelist discussing “Access to Information and Skills”, one of three panels conducted at the Newseum in Washington, DC as part of the release of the Knight Commission Report on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy. In “Informing Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age” the Commission offers 15 policy measures to help Americans meet their local information needs.