Education

Media Illiteracy?

By Anthony Rebora — November 03, 2008 1 min read

According to Will Richardson, the decline of print newspapers points to significant changes in the way information is being consumed, but schools have yet to catch on:

The problem for us is that we’re still teaching like our kids are going to be reading those edited, linear, well-written newspapers when the reality is they’re not. And the bigger problem is that, by and large, we still don’t know enough about the “new” media world in our personal practice to push those conversations about change in any meaningful way.
We better figure it out pretty quickly, or we’ll be mourning much more than old media…

A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.