A student research project in Boston is drawing attention to price disparities between grocery stores in high and low-income neighborhoods. Student journalist Sriya Tallapragada reports in this story produced during NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs Summer Academy, where teens from around the country come together to hone their journalism, film and storytelling skills.
Boston is known as a sports-loving city, but there’s one team many might not know about. The Boston Renegades are a pro women’s tackle football team that has come to dominate their league. This story was produced as part of the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs Summer Academy with mentor Michael Kaufman and student producers Angie Twombly, Keely Crawford, Sarah Youssef and Shawn McCarthy.
Agard recommended Sandeep join the Public Broadcasting Service Student Reporting Labs. Sandeep tested the waters by entering his first video story on sleep deprivation and its effects on student success. To his surprise, he won his first national award from PBS.
When Tionna Haynes was a college student, she became a target of harassment on an anonymous messaging platform after organizing racial injustice protests on campus. She spoke with student reporter Bridgette Adu-Wadier about how the design of social media platforms can influence people’s online behavior, as part of the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs’ series “Moments of Truth.”
At the Stax Music Academy in Memphis, students learn the fundamentals of music, building on the long legacy of R&B and soul artists who emerged from their local communities. The NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs produced this story for our arts and culture series, CANVAS.