Newspaper Reporters To Get Financial LitClasses

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HARRISBURG, Penn. - (06/30/05) The issue of financial literacy is nowspreading to newspaper reporters and editors, at least inPennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation hasreceived a grant to educate newspaper reporters and editors onfinancial literacy. Mike Wishnow, SVP, Communications &Marketing with the Pennsylvania CU Association, has been named to a12-person advisory panel that has been charged with developingeducation sessions for journalists on personal finance concepts andexplaining how the information can be used in publishing a varietyof news stories, not only specific to business or financialinstitutions. Plans are to include high school and collegejournalism students in the financial education programs.

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