Because I have been wasting too much time staring at Facebook, I've fallen behind reading (and writing) blogs. Only today did I learn that I missed a fabulous international observance:
"Recognizing the increasing impact that television has on decision-making by alerting world attention to conflicts and threats to peace and security and its potential role in sharpening the focus on other major issues, including economic and social issues. . . " the UN proclaims "21 November World Television Day, commemorating the date on which the first World Television Forum was held"!
Resolution in full on UN site, here. Tip o' the hat to Information Junk.
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