March 23, 2009

NEWS / ARTICLES: Young reporters to promote global issues

Young people have been challenged to raise awareness about global issues and international development during the G20 summit in London next month.

The Department For International Development (DFID) has recruited Live Futures, the publisher of London's youth-run Live magazine, to generate interest in international issues.

The organisation is already mentoring a group of young reporters and training them to use film and editing equipment. The 16- to 24-year-olds will use video blogs, interviews, stories and mini-documentaries on the London summit website to communicate the event to their peers.

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