Thursday, September 28, 2006

UNESCO releases study on innovative media use of youth

UNESCO released the findings of a study carried out by Sanjay Asthana from Middle Tennessee State University 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.

“This book will be useful as a research and reference guide to community-based media centres, media education practitioners, non governmental organizations, policy-makers, planners, media professionals, social activists, researchers, and others ”, says UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General Abdul Waheed Khan.

The document can be downloaded directly from this link.