Illinois moving closer to mandating ‘Media Literacy’ in schools

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Michael Spikes, media literacy expert at Northwestern University, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why high schools in the state should be required to offer instruction in how to understand and evaluate news and social media.

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