Rather than asking young people to pay -- an admittedly unrealistic proposition according to most of those who study journalistic trends -- let's seek their own engagement in news gathering.
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On March 2nd, fueled by a fiery passion no snowstorm could chill, thousands stormed Capitol Hill to rally, lobby and even risk arrest in their efforts to ignite a clean and just energy future.
Part One: A Growing Movement Comes of Age
By Jesse Jenkins, reporting for the Energy Collective and WattHead - Energy News and Commentary
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Is this "young" better? It's infinitely more enjoyable. There is also a point where I find that young and old merge and there are no differences.
These truths are self-evident, but are they fully realized? No. They are not. Complacency is what we have to fear, it's what this generation must fight.
Last week, I wrote about the impact of the economy on our children and explored if there is an "upside" to the down turning economy for families. (rea...
Friday, February 20, 2009, marks the 42nd birthday of Nirvana rock legend Kurt Cobain. I learned through Kurt Cobain that there's a dark side to every light, and a silver lining to every cloud.
The recession is impossible to escape these days, and many families are hugely impacted. How are your children reacting? Do you have stories of kids rising to the occasion?
An exchange between young Iranians and Americans can accomplish a great deal by helping build a foundation of understanding and respect, which is essential to sustain future agreements.
The show has been quite controversial, apparently British teenagers now throw 'Skins parties' where they do drugs and have sex.
We held up our purple tickets to prove that we all deserved a place on the other side of the gates, and watched with envy as anyone who made it through ran in with joy.
I was able to shed tears of joy on a number of occasions this Tuesday. I wasn't just relieved that a Democrat had won the White House. I was actually... happy.
If companies want to find loyal, dedicated employees from the Gen Y-Fi crop, it is in their best interest to insist that the government prioritize national health care and social security.
Icelanders don't have the culture of crowds. There are no subways, no train stations, so Facebook has made a great social impact and has played a vital role in the days since the economic crash.
Barack Obama is bringing service and community back to American youth and this is good for the country and good for kids.
This is a call to you, Generation Obama. We must show the equal enthusiasm to our communities as we did in getting out the vote.
We'd like to state the case for the youth vote as being crucial in understanding the Obama victory and what it means for the future. The youth vote deserves a lot of respect in its shaping of the electoral map.
Notorious is the first biopic of a hip-hop personality. Think about that as both an awesome milestone, as well as a sad testament for hip-hop.
Oakland residents and others have been protesting the handling of Grant's case and police brutality as a larger issue. Youth Radio is covering the story as it unfolds.
Part of what I always suspect comes out of articles like this, is the affirmation from some that a browner America should also mean minorities can finally stop complaining about inequalities.
The corporate ladder has rearranged itself like the staircases at Hogwarts. Now, twenty year olds can make a fortune with the Internet -- YouTube, Facebook, Google.
Instead of continuing to value youth for the sake of youth and flawlessness for the sake of flawlessness, we are starting to let go of commonly held ideals of external beauty.
Proximity to industries -- and the exposures to toxic chemicals that often go with it -- can portend unique dangers for young children. Their bodies s...
How many adult substance abusers abstain? By now, we are inured to the frequent visits to rehab by problem drinking and drug abusing entertainment figures.
The Youth PROMISE Act Rejects "one size fits all" approaches that will funnel more youth -- particularly poor youth and youth of color -- into the juvenile and criminal justice systems.
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