Why Youth Media

The PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) connects students with a network of public broadcasting mentors and an innovative journalism curriculum to develop digital media, critical thinking, and communication skills while producing original news reports.

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Latest Reporting

  • Why does music affect our moods so much?

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  • Oakland Unified School District moves forward with school closure plan amid protests

    Oakland Military Institute College Preparatory Academy

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  • This artist encourages San Antonians to stop and smell the flowers

    Communications Arts High School

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  • This postal worker turned painter taps into his Latin heritage to make art

    Communications Arts High School

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  • University of Arizona students work with Indigenous communities on climate change challenges

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  • These teens are reviving the art of editorial cartoons

    Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School

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Impact

“So much of what is accomplished in my classroom is thanks to the lessons you and SRL have taught me.”

Jean Biebel
Wauwatosa, WI

“I was totally bowled over. I was also, admittedly, overwhelmed a little by the challenges ahead–but only in a way that inspired me to want to meet those challenges. I really can’t say enough good things about this training and program.”

Joanna Greer
Silver Spring, MD

“I still have to pinch myself when I think of how I fell into this program. This is the most engaging educational program in the country. What else gives students a chance to research, collaborate, problem solve, create, write, speak, all for an authentic audience of the highest caliber?”

Michael Conrad
Detroit, MI