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Houston Matters

Houston High Schoolers Share Their Take On The News Media

Student journalists at Jersey Village High School talk about where they get their news and their definitions of “media” and “journalism.”

At a time when mainstream media is facing constant and often unspecific criticism from the President of the United States, and in an age when what even defines "media" and "journalism" depends in large measure on who's doing the defining, how are young people consuming news and reacting to it?

Earlier this year (March 14, 2017), Houston Matters host Craig Cohen visited Jersey Village High School to ask members of the PBS Newshour Student Reporting Lab, led by their teacher, Cindy Stoker.