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They can create it and it gets heard. Within Youth Media, there tends to be an important focus on bringing out the voices of those who have been least apt to be heard, typically rural youth, urban youth, at-risk youth, poor youth, youth of color and gay, lesbian and bisexual youth.
Career Development Youth Media program concerns about who does media are reflected by the lack of diversity in media professionals.
Only about one third of journalists across media are women and about eight percent are minorities Weaver, According to the American Society of Newspaper Editors, 42 percent of newspapers have no nonwhite reporters at all Chideya, Youth Media programs with career development goals seek to change this disparity by exposing youth to media and training them in media careers to increase the numbers of underrepresented people in media careers, as does KBC Alaska Native Youth Media Institute AK which seeks to increase the number of Native people in media careers.
More practically, as Youth Radio CA put it, youth involved in media, specifically technology-based media " Youth development, as defined by the National Youth Development Information Centeris a process which prepares young people to meet the challenges of adolescence and adulthood through a coordinated, progressive series of activities and experiences which help them to become socially, morally, emotionally, physically and cognitively competent.
Positive youth development addresses the broader developmental needs of youth, in contrast to deficit-based models which focus solely on youth problems. Programs focusing on youth development, such as Rise and Shine NYYouth Radio CA and DCTV NYexpect Youth Media to improve the lives of their participants by increasing their confidence and self-esteem, helping youth become "better at assessing their own growth and development," "to be empowered, to realize their own creative talent and opportunity," and to "lead thoughtful and productive lives.
Media Literacy An exploration of Youth Media program goals and content also finds a strong relationship to media literacy. Media literacy has many definitions, including this one from the Center for Media Literacy: Some Youth Media programs feel that understanding media and its impact is necessary to create effective media, therefore making media literacy an important component of Youth Media.
Youth Media programs with media literacy goals, like Street Level Youth Media ILguide participants in understanding "how youth have been misrepresented" in mass media, or like Rise and Shine NYin examining "both the similarity and disparity between their own views and the views that various media convey.
While media literacy is a component of some Youth Media programs, some media literacy experts see Youth Media- or at least "providing students with the ability to create media products"- as one goal of media literacy Ontario Ministry of Education as cited in Media Literacy Online Project, ND.
When Hobbs encourages people to vote to include the development and production of media in media literacy, she focuses on the value, of the process telling people to: Vote yes [that media literacy programs should include Youth Media] It does appear that Youth Media can be a tool for media literacy programs just as media literacy can be a tool for Youth Media programs.
Academic Enhancement Whether in or out of school, there is a strong academic component to many Youth Media programs. Often, this academic focus is necessary to even make the Youth Media program possible.
For example, DCTV NY added an academic component when they discovered that students with whom they were working were "functionally illiterate. The audience, in turn, affirms the work is important, needed and worth doing.
Youth Media as Tool or as Field In spite of all the diversity within Youth Media programs, the programs themselves and their goals seem to fall into two broad categories.
In one, Youth Media is a tool to be used by those involved in youth development, media literacy, career development or other areas to reach program goals. In these examples, Youth Media is not an end, but rather one of several means to an end.
Here, Youth Media may be used as a recruitment tool, a retention tool or as a tool to reach longer term goals such as increased self esteem, increased academic skills or better skills in working with groups.
Youth Media may be a more or less effective in helping these programs reach their goals, but it is one of many possible choices.Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years. We have now placed Twitpic in an archived state. Use the Latin names in Google to locate pictures of the plant, and references to the scientific literature.
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