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News-O-Matic was founded in 2013 by Lillian Holtzclaw Stern and Marc-Henri Magdelenat. Our team shares the goal of informing children about current news and world events — and inspiring them to read on a daily basis.

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News-O-Matic in the Press

EdSurge Summit Reflections Reviews

In Summit Reflections, educators review tools that they have seen at an EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit. 

Common Sense Media Review

App review by Dana Anderson from Common Sense Media

How to Raise Media-Savvy Kids in the Digital Age

Experts' tips and tricks for helping younglings think critically about what they see on TV and social media 

News-O-Matic Offers a Safe Window to the World 

The online newspaper for kids, News-O-Matic, co-founded by Montclair's Russell Kahn, offers a safe window to the world.

COVID-19: How Publishers Are Engaging Children and Teens

A roundup of publishers who are helping young audiences cope with the coronavirus outbreak

News-O-Matic Offers Kids Their Own Daily Newspaper

Russell Kahn and Marc-Henri Magdelenat spent a year designing an app intended to not only capture the attention of young students, but encourage them to read the news on a consistent basis. 


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