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

  • Vice President Kamala Harris on why young voters matter

    Royal Oak High School

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  • PBS NewsHour’s Lisa Desjardins talks about this moment in U.S. political discourse

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  • Reporter Rachel Janfanza discusses the first two Gen Z candidates running for Congress

    Rockville High School

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  • A family of poll workers explains their job on election day

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  • Why is voter turnout so low in Arkansas?

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  • What issues do these first-time voters care about?

    Independence High School (CA)

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Impact

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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