Terms & Conditions

The following Terms & Conditions govern the use of the Academy for Educational Development’s Youth Media Reporter website (“AED’s website” or “this site”). By visiting AED’s website, you specifically and automatically agree to abide by these Terms & Conditions. AED reserves the right to modify these Terms & Conditions at any time. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any changes to these Terms & Conditions shall mean that you have accepted the changes in their entirety.

Use of Materials on this Site

It is AED’s policy to allow limited reproduction and distribution of the materials posted on our website, unless particular materials are specifically restricted as noted on individual Web pages. Accordingly, you may copy, reproduce, and distribute content from this website, provided that: (1) the particular article or section is reproduced in its entirety in its original form and that you do not edit or otherwise change the substance or the content of material that you copy from this website, or change or delete any copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices; (2) all copies include a statement that the material was reproduced from www.youthmediareporter.org with the permission of the Academy for Educational Development; (3) all copies include the following notice, “Copyright © 2005-7 Academy for Educational Development. All Rights Reserved; (4) the copies are distributed only for noncommercial educational or public policy purposes; and (5) the copies are distributed at no charge. Provided you comply with all of these conditions, AED grants you a nonexclusive, nontransferable license to reproduce, copy, and distribute the materials on our website.
Other than as specifically described in the preceding paragraph, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, republish, transmit, repost, or otherwise use the content on our website without prior written permission from the Academy for Educational Development. To request such permission, please contact us.


AED works to maintain the privacy of any personally identifiable information (name, mailing address, email address, etc.) that may be collected though our websites. Please note, however, that, though the AED website has security measures in place, AED does not represent, warrant, or guarantee that personal information will be protected against unauthorized access, loss, misuse, or alterations. Similarly, AED disclaims liability for personal information submitted through the AED website. Users are hereby advised that they submit such personal information at their own risk.

Outside Links

AED’s website includes temporary and permanent links to other websites. AED hereby disclaims responsibility for the privacy and security practices of non-AED websites or for the nature of the content contained therein. Links to non-AED websites do not constitute endorsement of those websites by AED.

Release and Indemnity

For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which you acknowledge by your entry to this website or participation in or posting to any Forum, you hereby agree to release and waive any and all claims and/or liability against the Academy for Educational Development, and its current and former trustees, officers, staff, consultants, and agents, if any, arising from or in connection with your use of AED’s website. You also agree to indemnify and hold harmless AED, and its current and former trustees, officers, staff, consultants, and agents, if any, from and against any and all actual or potential costs, fees, damages, assessments, penalties, sums, or amounts of any kind or nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, attorney’s fees, arising from or in connection with your use of AED’s website or failure to abide by applicable law.

Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York applicable to contracts to be fully performed within that State. Any dispute arising from these Terms and Conditions shall be finally resolved by the courts of the State of New York, United States of America. Venue of any court proceeding related thereto shall lie exclusively within the Borough of Manhattan, City of New York.


AED only uses cookies to see if you are a return visitor. No other information is collected.

Email addresses

If you communicate with us online, we collect your email address, and we may send you occasional email updates on our programs.


Email links are provided to allow you to contact us directly with questions or comments. Your comments may be used to improve our site or programs. AED’s Web site does not automatically recognize your email address.

Personal Information

It is your choice to provide personal information on the AED Web site. We ask for personal information, such as name and email, for our mailing list.


This site gives you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving additional information from us. If you do not want to receive additional information, please send an email to us at info@youthmediareporter.org.
Your privacy is very important to us. If you feel that your privacy has been violated or that AED has misused your information in any way, please contact the AED at info@youthmediareporter.org.

Copyright Notice

© 2005-7 Academy for Educational Development. All rights reserved.

Unless specified otherwise, the Academy for Educational Development owns or controls all materials that appear on AED’s Youth Media Reporter website, including, but not limited to, text, artwork, photographs, graphics, audio and video clips. AED’s rights in and to all materials on this website are protected by U.S. and international laws.