Youth Media Reporter 2008

Academy for Educational Development

The entire year of this journal’s editions covering the youth media field is now available in one volume, including articles on the benefits of short-term youth media projects, how to avoid adult exploitation and the features of a high-quality youth media educator. 

A publication of the Academy for Educational Development – a nonprofit that works globally to improve education, health, civil society and economic development – the volume includes 36 articles, three interviews and seven special features, most of which were written by professionals in the youth media field. While some of the special volume is devoted to global efforts, it includes articles on work being done in this country, including using hip-hop as a tool for youths to communicate and an article that suggests a graduate student is the ideal person to bridge the gap between youth media teachers and youth media researchers. Available only by paid subscription, with varying prices, 268 pages. (202) 884-8000,



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