Stuart Kelter interviews Pamela Pereyra, the founder and CEO of Media Savvy Citizens and the New Mexico Chapter Chair of Media Literacy Now. She conducts media literacy trainings with teachers throughout New Mexico, facilitates workshops in digital literacy skill-building with families, and leads networking meetings for NM educators statewide and nationally. Her works involves multiple audiences: students and families, educators and administrators, organizations and businesses, civic leaders and legislators. In 2021 she received the Media Literacy Community Award by the National Association for Media Literacy Education and in 2019 the Media Literacy Champion Award by Media Literacy Now.
Taylor Swift was an obvious choice for Person of the Year. But if I had a vote it would have gone to Shawn Fain, a middle-aged guy with glasses and a receding hairline who I had never heard of before this year.
Fain is president of the United Auto Workers. This year, he convinced the president of the United States to put on a UAW shirt, hoist a picket sign and come as close to walking the line as the Secret Service would allow.
Co-hosts Walt Rubel and Daisy Maldonado discuss items in the news, local and national.
Co-hosts Walt Rubel and Daisy Maldonado talk to Doña Ana County Sheriff Kim Stewart.
Stuart Kelter interviews Faith Rogow, a media literacy leader, innovator, and author, who for twenty years has been one of the few people in the United States advocating for and creating media literacy education for young children. She is the founder of Insighters Educational Consulting, the founding president of the National Association for Media Literacy Education or NAMLE, a founding editorial board member of the Journal for Media Literacy Education, a founding advisor to Project Look Sharp at Ithica College, and co-author of NAMLE’s “Core Principles of Media Literacy Education in the U.S.,”published in 2007. She is the author of widely circulated teachers’ materials on the subject, including her book, Media Literacy for Young Children: Teaching Beyond the Screen Time Debates, published in 2022.
While she has not yet announced her agenda for the 30-day session of the state Legislature that starts Jan. 16, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has made it clear that gun safety will be a priority. Success will depend on her making it the priority.
Lujan Grisham overstepped her bounds when she issued an emergency order in September banning guns in all public places in Bernalillo County. While gun violence is an emergency, it is one that must be addressed by the Legislature. No governor should have the unilateral powers that Lujan Grisham granted to herself.
Peter and Walt talk to Carol McCall, Mesilla Valley Film Society Board Chair, about the nonprofit and the interesting films it will be curating during the next few weeks.
County Commissioner Shannon Reynolds discusses the future of Doña Ana County.
Walt and Peter talk to Algernon D’Ammassa, new editor of The Bulletin, long-time thespian, columnist, Buddhist, and friend.
Co-hosts Walt Rubel and Peter Goodman discuss items in the news, local and national.
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