You are invited to be a part of the St. Louis on the Air livebroadcast with expert panelists and audience questions on

Early Childhood Media Messages:

Teaching Skills of Discernment

 Noon to 1 p.m., Monday, November 2 in the Community Room at KWMU St. Louis Public Radio, 3651 Olive Street

Gateway Media Literacy Partners' (GMLP's) and the St. Louis Press Club are again partnering on an exciting program offering during GMLP's  Tenth Annual Media Literacy Week, Nov. 1-7, focusing on early childhood. How, for instance, do we teach our little ones-- to develop skills of discernment relating to media messages?

 A live broadcast, Noon-1PM, Monday, Nov. 2, on St. Louis Public Radio's St. Louis on the Air, with host/moderator Don Marsh, will feature guests, World-known scholar on children and media, Dafna Lemish, Ph.D., Professor and Dean, College of Mass Communication and Media Arts, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Kenneth Haller, Jr., M.D. noted pediatrician, expert on children and media and member of GMLP's board of directors; Prof.Brenda Fyfe, PhD., Dean, Webster University's School of Education and early childhood education expert; and Webster University Professor Emeritus,  Art Silverblatt, Ph.D., internationally-known media literacy educator.

During the hour-long broadcast, panelists will field questions from a St. Louis Public Radio Community Room audience exclusively composed of St. Louis Press Club and GMLP invitees.  Don Marsh, guests and audience will continue the discussion for a half-hour following the broadcast. 

St. Louis Public Radio's Community Room holds 100 guests.  If you're interested in attending this live broadcast, arrive no later than 11:45 A.M., Monday, Nov. 2. 

Click Here for the reservation page for the November 2 event.

 Directions: St. Louis Public Radio, KWMU is at 3651 Olive. North on Grand, then left on Olive (west) one block.    The Community Room is on the first floor.  Parking: Guests can use the Scottish Rite Garage on the south side of Olive just west of Grand $1.50 an hour with a $6.00 maximum. Metered parking in front of our building. $1.00 an hour (or 25 cents for each 15 minutes) and payment can be made with coins, a credit card or the mobile app. (New parking meter system where the spaces are numbered and payment is made at the pay box).