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 Youth Reporting

  • The emotional and mental health benefits of art

    Frederick V. Pankow Center

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  • This teen squashes stereotypes about identity through her art

    Westwood High School

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  • How this California sidewalk mural is bringing a community together

    Etiwanda High School

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  • How one educator teaches about climate change by cultivating gardens

    Frederick V. Pankow Center

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  • Using helmet art to promote bike safety

    Westwood High School

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  • Why predicting dangerous weather is necessary in places like Maryland

    John F. Kennedy High School

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Impact

“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

“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 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 Conard
Detroit, MI