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Broadcasting Youth Content
Presentation Slide

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Broadcasting Youth Content
Presentation Slide

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The document from 2015 on “Broadcasting Youth Content” by the Children’s Radio Foundation focuses on the impact and strategies of broadcasting youth-oriented content across Africa. It details the Young Reporters Network in South Africa, a project involving 18 community radio stations across all provinces. This initiative has trained 280 youth reporters broadcasting in 11 languages, producing 936 hours of youth-produced radio content annually.

The network reaches 1.6 million listeners nationwide, emphasizing the philosophy “Nothing about us without us,” reflecting the desire for youth involvement in media about their issues.

The document showcases the significant role of young people in shaping media content and highlights the importance of giving them a platform to express their views and experiences.

Some key points from the resource include:

● Involves training 280 youth reporters, broadcasting in 11 languages.
● Produces 936 hours of youth-produced radio content annually.
● The network reaches approximately 1.6 million listeners nationwide.
● Emphasizes youth involvement in media through the philosophy “Nothing about us without us.”
● Highlights the importance of giving youth a platform to express their views and experiences.

 

Resource Type: Presentation Slide

Author: Children's Radio Foundation

Year Sourced: 2015
Year Published To BMA: 2015

BMA Tags / Metadata

Youth Broadcasting
Community Radio

Young Reporters Network
South African Media
Youth Engagement in Broadcasting