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Media Literacy Expert to Offer Tips on Taking Charge of Media in the Home

Release Date: 11/03/2006

Frank W. Baker, a nationally-known media education consultant, will help parents and families learn how to take charge of all types of media coming into the home at a free seminar on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.  The event is part of Upper Arlington High School’s Joseph J. Conley Media Literacy Lecture Series and is sponsored by Time Warner Cable and the International Baccalaureate Organization. It will be held in the auditorium of Upper Arlington High School located at 1650 Ridgeview Road.

Baker is a frequent presenter on media literacy at conferences across the United States.  He is past president of the Alliance for a Media Literate America and past vice-president of the National Telemedia Council. 

Baker’s presentation, “The Role of Media in the Lives of Kids – Learning to Navigate the Media Rich Landscape,” is geared toward helping families make informed decisions about media use.  The event is open to the public.  For more information, contact Susan Yutzey, Ph.D., Director, UAHS Learning Center, 614/487-5268 or

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