Two new scandals have emerged from the Middle East; a hole larger than the Grand Canyon has been discovered under an Antarctic glacier; meanwhile, nobody is even bothering to pretend Obama’s NSA speech was any good. These discoveries and more below.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that have found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
Youth and Media: News Literacy Reports
Over the past few months, the Youth and Media team has collaborated with Chicago-based organizations that encourage and support youth to be active, engaged, news-literate community members.