Arizona Chapter Leader

Mark Bordine, MA, is a photographer, digital filmmaker and educator. His photographs have been published in calendars and magazines and his travel documentaries have appeared on PBS stations across the country. He has taught in the areas of photography, cinema and visual communication at the college level and in public workshops, and he is a member of NAMLE.

“For more than a decade now my main areas of interest and concentration have been in media persuasion, decoding media messages, the political economy of media and media effects. My goal is to help people of all ages and backgrounds develop critical thinking skills that can be applied to the use of media. Please feel free to contact me to find out how you can help promote media literacy education in Arizona schools.”


Current Activity

A sponsor for the model bill has been identified in Arizona

Mark has recruited a senate sponsor in Arizona. The next step is to find co-sponsors.

 If you are interested in getting involved in the Arizona effort, please let us know on the MLN contact page, or get in touch with Mark at
updated Dec. 20, 2016

Next Steps for Media Literacy in Arizona

  • STEP 1: Get in touch with your state senator right now. We need to show support for Sen. Juan Mendez’s media literacy bill. Sen. Mendez is ready to introduce the model bill, but needs to know there will be support or co-sponsors for the bill.