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SRL Launches #Election2020 Toolkit

Arlington, Va.–– PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) announces a new resource for students and educators to produce election stories and report on the issues that matter to Gen Z. SRL’s #Election2020 Journalism Toolkit features how… Read More

SRL Returns to SXSWEDU in 2020

ARLINGTON, Va.–– PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) is excited to return to SXSW EDU to showcase our civic engagement work and student journalism tools for educators ahead of the 2020 elections. Teachers and students from SRL’s Austin-area Labs will participate, including Westwood High School, Rouse High School,… Read More

SRL Remembers Jim Lehrer

Today, Student Reporting Labs (SRL) fondly remembers the PBS NewsHour’s legendary long-time anchor and co-founder, Jim Lehrer, who was an ardent supporter of the Student Reporting Labs. He passed away today at the age of 85. “Jim Lehrer will always be a guiding star for the… Read More

SRL’s Homegrown Fellowship Announces 2020 Class

ARLINGTON, Va.––Eight students across the D.C. and Virginia area convened for the 2020 class of PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs’s Homegrown fellowship. Entering its third year, the fellowship serves to elevate and support the next generation of video journalists in the national capital region. Over four… Read More

Gen Z front and center at #DemDebate hosted by NewsHour and POLITICO

Nearly 100 high school students from the Los Angeles-area gathered at Loyola Marymount University to watch the sixth Democratic primary debate co-hosted by the PBS NewsHour and POLITICO. Blocks away from the debate hall at LMU’s St. Robert’s Auditorium, teens on different sides of the political spectrum reacted in real-time… Read More