This podcast features an October 2022 with middle school student CMC (his public alias) who is the creator of CMC World News ( In this 20 minute conversation, CMC shares the origin story of CMC World News and how he came up with the idea, developed the website, and now maintains it with news articles for other kids around the world. He also addresses Internet safety concerns, and how he maintains his own privacy as a middle school student publishing and sharing a website which is publicly accessible for anyone to view and use. Check out the podcast shownotes for links to not only the main CMC World News website, but also the CMC World News YouTube channel. A video screencast version of this interview is also available, showing the different parts of the CMC World News website. That screencast was recorded using Screencastify software for Google Chrome. Moving at the Speed of Creativity podcasts are independently produced by Wesley Fryer of Charlotte, North Carolina, and feature episodes “where media literacy and digital storytelling intersect and change the world.” Check out our latest episodes on your favorite podcast service, or directly visit Social media channels to follow and learn with Wesley Fryer are available on Moving at the Speed of Creativity Podcasts are (as of December 2022) powered by Anchor, but also cross-posted to Amazon S3! The podcast subscription feed, however, remains the same via Feedburner.

Show Notes:

  1. Direct link to this podcast on Anchor (mp3 audio)
  2. CMC World News
  3. CMC World News: Kids Room (Ages 4-12)
  4. CMC World News: World News page
  5. CMC World News: Sports page
  6. CMC World News: Traveling page
  7. CMC World News: COVID-19 page
  8. CMC World News on YouTube
  9. Video Screencast Version of this Podcast Interview
  10. Dr. Fryer’s Media Literacy Lessons
  11. Moving at the Speed of Creativity Podcasts
  12. RSS feed for Moving at the Speed of Creativity (Feedburner)
  13. Wes Fryer’s Cooking and Recipe website (“Cook with Wes”)
  14. Connect with Wesley Fryer (social media channel links)
  15. Amazon S3 backup of this audio podcast

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