Articles Posted in the " January 2014 " Category

  • (Re)Introducing the Youth Media Reporter

    It is a pleasure to reintroduce the Youth Media Reporter – the professional, peer-reviewed multi-media journal serving practitioners, educators and scholars in the youth media field. Since the last issue of YMR was published online in February 2011, a few changes have occurred: the journal has a new editor and the website has a new […]

  • Stronger Together: Why We Need a National Youth Media Network

    Since its inception three decades ago, the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC) serves as a facilitator of, and supporting mechanism for the work of the independent media arts. Through collaboration and dialogue with our national community of members, we design programming that fosters and fortifies the field and provides space for independent […]

  • Youth Media Strengthens Common Core Practice

    The Common Core State Standards Initiative has gained momentum since its introduction in 2010, and is now adopted in almost every state. There has been a rapid response among schools, after-school programs, and teacher educators to process, adapt, and integrate these new standards in practice, and as teachers’ associations, districts, and other professional groups find […]

  • Book Review: Media, Arts, and Justice: Multimodal Explorations with Youth

    Vasudevan, Lalitha and Tiffany DeJaynes, eds. Arts, Media, and Justice:  Multimodal Explorations with Youth. (New York: Peter Lang International, 2013). 184 pages. $38.95 (softcover). ISBN 978-1-4331-1855-5. “This is a book about hopefulness,” begins Art, Media, and Justice edited by Lalitha Vasudevan and Tiffany DeJaynes, which invites readers to think about how youth are treated in our society and underscores the […]