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Know your history, know your media literacy

Historians will often point out that societies reap what they sow.

When one contemplates the look and feel of the ubiquitous connection most of our young people have to visual communications — social media platforms and streaming Interweb rants, pratfalls, and snarky yucks —  it appears that the ascendancy of the apparent Republican party nominee to President of the United States seems far less of a surprise or anomaly. 64 more words

Media Literacy

Nonverbal

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WNYC’s On the Media is a great show. One of the things that makes it so is its peerless audio editing. A story from one of its (since deceased) staff members spoke to this aspect: how surprised he was, upon experiencing the process, that Bob Garfield did not in fact always have precisely the word right to hand, but sometimes went searching for it, like the rest of us, behind the wandering torch of a prolonged  1,545 more words

El pasillo de los mancos

Para acudir a la chamba todos los días he de tomar varias carreteras de dos carriles, uno en cada sentido. Una estrecha hilera de asfalto entre pasto y campos de maiz. 171 more words

The day of the final pitching!

The time has flewn by so fast, that updating the blog has not got attention in our list of doing. Here’s what we have been up to! 155 more words

Books of 2015: My Favorites

And just like that– another year grinds to an end. It was a good year in reading. Here, in no particular order, are the ten best books published in 2015 that I read this year. 1,569 more words

Books

Thinking thoughtfully: Consumer's guides to breaking news

It’s the end of the year, a time to reflect on what went wrong and how to fix things in our lives. Well, one GREAT effort we all can make is to be a bit more thoughtful about thinking. 455 more words

Best Practices