It is true that young people have been simply considered those to be educated.
We all know, however, that the world is richer when they speak out and contribute to a point of change.

Can the media be a bridge that connects the diverse desires, potential, and stories of youth with the world?
What can and should teachers, educational institutions, media industry, and media experts do for youth in this context?

As the first step towards a global media festival that transcends regions and countries, we have prepared a bold time with the youth and media researchers from Korea and Hong Kong to share a range of cases and look into the future.


Pre-application for webinar participation

Jul. 23 (Fri) 19:00-21:30 (Korean Time)

Webinar screening

Aug. 12 (Thu) 14:00-15:30 (Korean Time) ▶ Live Broadcast


Moderator : Ami Kim (Ph.D. in Media Education)

Discussants : Sangryul Bae (Research Fellow, Youth Media Culture Lab, National Youth Policy Institute)

Discussants : Donna Chu (Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Discussant: Minju Jung(Youth producer in Korea)

Discussant: Thomas Chow(Youth producer in Hong Kong)


Discussion on the current status and prospects of the media education inside and outside schools, focusing on the characteristics of the youth media culture and experiences of media literacy education in Korea and Hong Kong

Topics for the Talk

"Are youth the main agents of the media or the target of media education?"
Part1 Major Characteristics of Youth Media Culture in Hong Kong and Korea
Part2 Recent Activities of Youth Media Producers in Hong Kong and Korea
Part3 Measures and Challenges to Revitalize Youth Media