In 1998, seven years before You Tube, when Windows 98 was the standard O/S and a high speed modem was 56K, Northwest Film Projects founder C. Tad Devlin envisioned a day when everyone, not just three major networks and a half dozen film studios,would have access to visual media.  Media democracy was coming and with it, the need for media literacy, just as  Marshall McLuhen, the media guru of the mid sixties had predicted in his now famous book Understand Media:The Extensions of Man.

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