2011 Youth News Initiative Stories

Youth News Initiative 2011 Broadcast Schedule

SEPTEMBER 30
Annika Williamson – Skin Tone and Media
Annika looks at popular images and assumptions about skin color and beauty.
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OCTOBER 7
Kaleigh Swift – Cyberbullying
Kaleigh looks at the issue of Cyberbullying
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Saleta Ortiz – Cyberbullying
Saleta tells her personal story of being a victim of online bullying.
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OCTOBER 14
Donovan Evans – Computer Repair
Donovan wonders what happens to old and broken computers. Are our devices becoming throw away items?
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OCTOBER 21
Stephanie Perry – Social Media and Youth
Stephanie takes a fresh look at how young people use social media to grapple with their personal issues.
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OCTOBER 28
Richard Swinton – Sports and Depression
Richard examines the hidden problem of athletes and how they, their coaches and families deal with mental illnesses, especially depression.
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