Here’s the intro to Jeff’s speech: In…

Here’s the intro to Jeff’s speech:

In the new media universe that’s emerging, we as citizens need to be optimally media literate. We need to think critical about knowledge and info. Not to talk so much about new media per say, and I must confess I need kids help to download apps to iPhone, but to try to set new media in larger context. Any media’s most important function is its democratic function. They could advance democracy in some interesting and unobvious ways. I’m gonna talk about subset of info we want, which is the info we need.