Keywords

Audiences, civic engagement, civic participation, media literacy education, media production, media publicity

Abstract

Public space, especially online, is now offered more than ever before. Still, the role of public media production in youth cultures has not been very much noticed in civic pedagogic settings. This contribution provides insights to the relations between youth, civic participation and media pu blicity in the context of youth work. It is based on three years follow up study of the «Youth Voice Editorial Board» in Finland, among youngsters aged 13-17 years. The results of the study show that youth citizenship can be strengthened with media literacy education which consists on three elements related with each other: youth civic participation including media production, media publicity and pedagogy understood as learning community.

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Kotilainen, S. (2009). Promoting youth civic participation with media production: The case of Youth Voice editorial board. [Participación cívica y producción mediática de los jóvenes: «Voz de la Juventud»]. Comunicar, 32, 181-192. https://doi.org/10.3916/c32-2009-02-016

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