Media Lab Podcast

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Media Lab podcast is the work of young journalists from New England Public Radio -- experience a snapshot of their world. NEPR's Media Lab is youth initiative that provides training to high school age students to learn all facets of audio journalism.  #whatstoryareyoutelling

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Media Lab students come together for the 12th episode that includes a collective journey into the names of the Fall 2018 graduating cohort, Vincente Ramos's piece on the challenges he faced with race and identity and Destiny Roblesstory story about the loss of her father. Music by Mark Vesuvio.

Welcome back to Media Lab! On this episode, "What Makes Us Stronger," Media Lab alums share personal stories and commentaries about firsthand experiences with racism in college, joining the army, and the challenges of being in first-time relationships.  Listen to stories by Diamond Jimenez, Devyn Moreno, Salma Layfield and Aliza Gonzales.  

Music credit: Vesuvio Beats Title: Caliente

The 10th podcast is milestone for NEPR's Media Lab.  In this episode we celebrate the work of students from the Springfield, MA cohort and The Care Center in Holyoke, MA.  

The podcast begins with a few words of gratitude to the students about the work they have produced and includes commentaries about homelessness, foster care, anxiety and suicide and what it means to be a young mother.

Join us for our next podcast where we'll hear stories from Gardening The Community, an urban garden program in Springfield, MA and more. 

This episode of the Media Lab podcast begins with a name sharing exercise with students from The Care Center of Holyoke, Massachusetts.  Allyson of Media Lab interviews Saymarie who shares her commentary about the world of cutting and why one might decide to put a blade on their own skin. Milton Sagardia gives us a quick snapshot of students at Putnam Vocational High School, Springfield, Massachusetts through his lighthearted vox pop. We conclude this episode with Daniel Smith who brings it home with his feature on a local open mic.

Devyn Moreno starts this podcast off with his piece about the video game, Call of Duty. Diamond Jimenez shares her commentary "Glasses", and finishing with a piece by Wesley Days who interviews his grandmother about growing up in the south during the Jim Crow era.

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