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Release of UNESCO study 'Innovative practices of youth participation in media'

Young people, working with a range of media materials, produce innovative content through dialogue and discussions says a recent UNESCO study on “Innovative Practices of Youth Participation in Media”. On the basis of case studies in Ghana, Haiti, India, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Mozambique, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Vietnam, and Zambia, the study examines how youth get involved with an assortment of media including newspaper and magazine, radio, television and video, the Internet, and personal digital assistants.

A direct contribution of the book are the several examples that can be adapted and/or replicated by various initiatives as they embark on building youth media programmes around the world, he adds.

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