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A Parent Toolkit for Student Privacy

With software being used in classrooms and installed on laptops provided to students, there is the risk of companies culling personal information of students. The… 397 more words

Student Privacy

Privacy Advocates Raise Concerns About Mattel's Always-On 'Aristotle' Baby Monitor

Anyone who has watched a young child become fascinated with virtual “assistants” like Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, or Google Home could guess that it was only a matter of time until one of these “smart” devices would be created specifically for monitoring kids. 728 more words

Telecom & Technology

Park Service Approves Policy That Allows Corporate Names Inside National Parks

While we were all snoozing in between Christmas and the new year, the National Park Service went ahead and approved revisions to its policy that w… 476 more words

Government Policy

CEMP’s 2016 International Media Education Summit

by Julie Frechette

On November 4 and 5, educators and activists gathered in the beautiful and historic city of Rome for the annual Media Education Summit… 1,312 more words

News In Media Education

Public Backlash Grows Against Proposed Ads In National Parks

Backlash is growing against a proposal by the National Park Service that would allow some corporate logos and signage within park boundaries, with the majority of folks who weighed in on the idea during a public commenting period saying they’re against it. 566 more words

Pokémon Go Shouldn't Be Used To Sell Fast Food To Kids, Say Advocates

Last week, Niantic, the company behind the wildly popular Pokémon Go app, unveiled its first sponsored partnership with McDonald’s in Japan, turning the country’s fast food restaurants into PokéStops where players can purchase items for their characters. 321 more words