"The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives." ~ Robert Maynard Hutchings
The quality of a democracy depends on an informed citizenry. I'm sure someone more significant than I said that but I'm saying it now. And having said it I'll add news media as the primary means of informing the people of national and world events. It is therefore imperative for students to become wise consumers of the news. NBC recognizes this and responds by offering a host of free new apps for mobiles devices.