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David Porter - Civics Education
Dave Porter is a life-long journalist and publisher who discusses his involvement in the Governor’s Civics Education Task Force, representing the perspective of Illinois media. He covers the structure of the Task Force, its recommendations to the governor and the legislature, and the result of their efforts as reflected in the state's new civics legislation. Porter also talks about the state of journalism in our contemporary society where social media and the Internet increasingly dominate the scene.