2003: October

Oct.30 Read followup report to workshop  How is Advertising Shaping the Image of Women?
Oct.29  FTC Workshop on Marketing of violent media materials to children;
Oct.28 NAACP Issues TV Diversity Report
Oct.28 KFF report Zero to Six: Electronic Media in the Lives of Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers.
Oct. 27 People magazine admits altering cover photo; added Framing resource on homepage;
moved state standards to left hand column
Oct.23 Study Finds Public Affairs Programming Lacking
Oct.22 added US Senate SC candidate links to Media/Politics website
Oct.19  see new links for Thinking Visually; Video 101 under Visual Literacy; TV/Video
new article added to Toys activity on Toys for Girls in their Tweens
Oct.17 See presentation  made at  the Florida English Teachers Conf
Oct.16  see  powerpoint for The 16th Annual Fall Writing Conference
Oct.16 Demos Spend $6 M on ads and its only October, story here
Oct.15 Technology Learning Magazine cover story, 21st Century Skills
Oct.8 Death of media critic Neil Postman announced
Oct.8 NBC & Vivendi merger finalized
Oct.6  Survey: Children’s Bedrooms Are Media Havens – Almost Two-Thirds Have a TV, 17% a PC; Significant Effects Seen on Media Habits; How Children Use Media Technology 2003 report
Oct. 2  Read  Misperceptions, The Media & The Iraq War
Oct. VH1 airs “25 Greatest Commercials” see the list here