People who are citizens in an information age have got to learn to think like journalists.
Something is missing from our public school curriculum when a high school senior does not know what a journalist does, or why it is important to think about where his or her information is coming from.
For youth media educators, the UJW is a case study that helps present how accuracy is the most important element of news and that correction is necessary to inaccuracy.
Integrating professional development into your program will help it run more efficiently, will give your students valuable transferable skills and ultimately result in higher quality content.
Partnerships between high schools, universities, and youth media educators can encourage young Somali youth in the Twin Cities—who have been marginalized by news media—to create better news and media vehicles that accurately represent their perspectives and local communities.
A mentor supports young journalist of female circumcision to the front page
Princeton is offering a 10-day all-expenses-paid summer journalism program held in August 2-7, 2007 at Princeton University for students from under resourced financial backgrounds. Students live on campus, meet the president and dean, and are supported by alumni and students who attended the program in previous summers. All application materials, rules and regulations are available […]