It’s clear that with cameras in hand, the youth of Sierra Leone have already begun writing a new story for themselves and for their country.
If you are looking to integrate Web 2.0 tools within after-school programs, youth media projects or in the classroom, you will find the following technology useful.
Youth media practitioners must encourage students to identify “real” news and information. News literacy as a way to identify and build upon a skill set that youth media programs already aim to build in young people.
2008 Youth Media Blog-o-Thon: Interview with Jamilah King of WireTap Magazine and Eming Piansay of YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia.
by Renee Hobbs, Ed.D. and Jiwon Yoon, Ph.D. candidate, Temple University