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Adding Young Faces to Old Community Boards

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

WNYC
Under a new law, applications from teens as young as 16 are trickling in — with Manhattan receiving the most.

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The Takeaway

Films to See & Avoid This Weekend

Friday, January 30, 2015

The co-hosts of The Movie Date Podcast, Rafer Guzman, a film critic for Newsday and Kristen Meinzer, culture producer for The Takeaway, review "Black or White" and "Project Almanac."

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On The Media

Welcome to Horse Vine

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Look, some teens love horses, trap music, and video editing.
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Schoolbook

OPINION: Conversations Offline Prevent Shaming Online

Monday, December 29, 2014

Teens who debated online about a violent video game found they faced many of the same issues raised by the game itself.
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Schoolbook

Garner Decision Galvanizes NYC High School Activists

Friday, December 05, 2014

WNYC
High school activists are demonstrating, launching Facebook campaigns, and teaching others as the impact of the Eric Garner grand jury decision ripples through their lives.
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On The Media

Somebody Think of the (Internet Famous) Children

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Child stars face a difficult road, so why should Internet famous teens be any different?
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Schoolbook

Teenage Authors Get Dark and Twisted for Novel Writing Month

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

November was National Novel Writing Month. At a Manhattan middle school, students who took part in a writing challenge focused on some pretty twisted stuff.
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The Takeaway

Isaiah Lamb Was a High School Basketball Star, Homecoming King, and Homeless

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Over 100,000 student athletes at the youth, high school, and college levels are homeless. Sports Illustrated spent six months investigating their stories.

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On The Media

Ask Leah

Friday, October 24, 2014

Leah Reich was a 24-year old writing for a video game website who accidentally became Advisor-in-Chief to thousands of lonely teenaged boys. Including reporter PJ Vogt. 

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On The Media

TLDR #38 - Ask Leah

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Leah Reich was a 24-year old writing for a video game website who accidentally became Advisor-in-Chief to thousands of lonely teenaged boys. Including reporter PJ Vogt. 
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On The Media

#38 - Ask Leah

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Leah Reich was a 24-year old writing for a video game website who accidentally became Advisor-in-Chief to thousands of lonely teenaged boys. Including reporter PJ Vogt. 
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On The Media

Goth Teens On The Internet Are Never What They Seem

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

On July 8, 2008 the YouTube account xXblo0dyxkissxX uploaded its first video, and created a small mystery.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Let Teens Sleep In

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

It's the doctor's orders. The American Academy of Pediatrics says chronic drowsiness in teens is a public health issue, and middle and high schools should start no earlier than 8:30 am.

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The Takeaway

'I Believe You, It's Not Your Fault'

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Why a new blog that gives victims of sexual assault and harassment a place to share stories has struck a nerve with so many people.

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The Takeaway

An Inside Look at The World's Next Great Artists

Friday, June 06, 2014

Since 1923, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards have recognized the creative accomplishments of teenagers across the country. Previous winners include Truman Capote, Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath and Lena Dunham. This week, Ellie Braun and Jack Rayson join their ranks.

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Radio Rookies

DIY Radio Rookies Toolkit

Monday, May 19, 2014

WNYC
If you’re a teenager interested in reporting your own stories or an educator looking for some tools for your students to learn about journalism, you’ve come to the right place!  

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The Takeaway

Teenage: Inside The Invention Adolescence

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Where did teenagers come from? During the end of the 19th century and into the first half of the 20th, a population that once went straight from childhood to adulthood now had another stage entirely.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Privacy in Our Families

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Mary Madden, senior researcher at the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, talks about how teens engage with privacy online, and how parents and families can navigate digital lives and privacy concerns.

 

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The Takeaway

As Culture Shifts, New Marijuana Talks For Teens

Thursday, December 19, 2013

With medical marijuana legal in 20 states and recreational pot legal in Washington and Colorado, the national conversation around marijuana is changing rapidly. And many are wary about what this means for teens. Roger Roffman, a Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington School of Social Work, helps us wade through this shifting culture around marijuana and what it means for adolescents. Alex Szablya Ramdin, a Washington state parent of two kids, weighs in on how the conversation is changing.

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WNYC News

In Harm's Way: Remembering New York City's Kids Killed by Gunfire

Monday, November 25, 2013

WNYC

The teens were called JayJay, Rozay, Sadonte, Kiki, BeeJay, Asia, K.T., MaoMao, Shallie and Rasmoove by the people who loved them best. They were the unlucky ones in a year of record low homicides. We spent a year profiling their lives.

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