Ed Madison holds a Ph.D. in Communication from the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon (2012), where he is now an assistant professor. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator and an Adobe Education Leader. Madison’s multifaceted career in media and journalism began as a high school intern at the Washington Post owned CBS television affiliate in Washington, D.C. during the height of Watergate. At age 22, he was recruited to become a founding producer for CNN. His own subsequent companies have provided services for most of the major networks and studios, including CBS, ABC, A&E, Paramount, Disney, and Discovery. His new book is "Newsworthy- Cultivating Critical Thinkers, Readers, and Writers in Language Arts Classrooms" from Teachers College Press (Columbia University). Follow him @edmadison. Visit: http://edmadison.com and http://journalisticlearning.com
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