Meet the New Newsmakers — The Under Age

In a media industry that seems increasingly unstable, one program in Melbourne is encouraging and equipping secondary students to enter the world of journalism. REBECCA HARKINS-CROSS, project coordinator of online news publication The Under Age, has found that enthusiasm for this crucial vocation remains strong. When the Kony 2012 campaign launched on 5 March this year, it was teenagers across the world who were its most vocal proponents. Created by Invisible Children, an American charity that crusades against human rights offences in Uganda, the campaign urged the Western world to take a stand against Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony. The video…