Innovative Practices of Youth Participation in Media

Year of production: 2006

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This UNESCO’s publication is a compedium of perspectives on how ICTs and media mixes have become popular with youngsters both in creative engagement and content creation. thus some good examples of young people’s involvement in the media are offered in this study. An assortment of media – newspaper and magazine, radio, television and video, the Internet, and personal digital assistants – are examined, especially in relation to how youth get involved with these.

The study explores the various kinds of innovative uses and participation of youth in media in different cultural contexts, and demonstrates that young people, working with a range of media materials, produce innovative content through dialogue and discussions.