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.
It is up to the field as a whole to help students critique media, avoid stereotypes, and act out new identities.
Young adults rarely have an outlet to share their ideas, values, and stories in the media. The Peoples Channel wants to change that, starting with the TV.
The case of Hip-Hop in an English class proves that using alternative media is a more effective approach to learning.