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

  • How a school’s unused space became a greenhouse sanctuary

    Westwood High School

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  • Teen processes mental health experiences through art

    Westwood High School

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  • Oregon teen memorializes friend through music

    Beaverton Academy of Science and Engineering

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  • Teachers in Florida can bring guns to class

    Sickles High School

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  • New York Times journalists’ advice for the young and the curious

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  • “I Am Empowered:” Middle schoolers celebrate Women’s History Month

    I Promise School

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Impact

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 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

“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