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SRL Announces 2020 Student Academy Fellows

Arlington, Va.— PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) is pleased to announce the selection of 30 distinguished students from 17 different states for its 2020 Student Academy. Originally planned to take place in person at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at… Read More

SRL participates in MediaWise PSA for International Fact Checking Day

You might feel scared or confused about what is actually happening with the coronavirus. You are probably reading a lot of conflicting information online. One thing we can all do right now to help each other is to stop spreading misinformation. It creates more panic and we are all stressed out enough as… Read More

WATCH: Share My Lesson’s 2020 Virtual Conference

Elis Estrada, Senior Director for Student Reporting Labs and Vicky Pasquantonio, Education Producer for PBS NewsHour, hosted a webinar about teaching current events during the 2020 election cycle on March 26 for Share My Lesson’s 2020 Virtual Conference. The one hour session focused on how storytelling and current events can… Read More

Making Sense of Coronavirus Through Storytelling and Media Making

With many schools closing and teaching moving online, PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs has created a special unit that covers the basics of local community journalism, storytelling, scripting, and video editing. These are tough times for everyone, and your stories will add a uniquely-critical… Read More

SRL Trains Jordanian Teachers on Video Journalism

Amman, Jordan––PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) team members Leah Clapman, Elis Estrada and Rawan Elbaba were in Amman, Jordan from February 17-26, 2020 for “Storytelling and Giving Youth a Voice in the Media,” a training event facilitated by the Jordan Media Institute (JMI) and… Read More

How SRL covered #SuperTuesday

“It feels good to finally be able to have a say in what happens in my country.” Hear what these students have to say about the importance of voting in the upcoming election. #SuperTuesday h/t @CreuseLine @ORWarEagles @JVTVNews @LegacyEarlyC @nisdcommarts… Read More