R.A.W.R.

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R.A.W.R was a zine created by youth age 10-15 at the Children's Media Project during the summer of 2007. This zine represents a summer's worth of media activism, deconstruction, and community dialogue. For many of the zinesters, this was their first experience outside of the mainstream media. After carefully considering the one-way flow of media and how detaached from our local lives most media is, the kids threw themselves whole-heartedly into making 30 pages of artistic and literary cultural criticism. After discussing how zines and self-publishing contributed to a healthy democracy's freedom of speech and freedom of the press, the group held a vote and decided to name the zine RAWR! as an acronym for Raising Awareness With Respect.
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R.A.W.R was a [[zine]] created by youth age 10-15 at the Children's Media Project during the summer of 2007.
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This zine represents a summer's worth of media [[activism]], deconstruction, and community dialogue. For many of the [[zinester]]s, this was their first experience outside of the mainstream media. After carefully considering the one-way flow of media and how detaached from our local lives most media is, the kids threw themselves whole-heartedly into making 30 pages of artistic and literary cultural criticism. After discussing how zines and self-publishing contributed to a healthy democracy's freedom of speech and freedom of the press, the group held a vote and decided to name the zine RAWR! as an acronym for Raising Awareness With Respect.
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==Contact==
For a free copy, email:
For a free copy, email:
diyworks@gmail.com
diyworks@gmail.com
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[[Category:Zine]] [[Category: 2000's publications]]

Revision as of 06:54, 26 August 2007

R.A.W.R was a zine created by youth age 10-15 at the Children's Media Project during the summer of 2007.

This zine represents a summer's worth of media activism, deconstruction, and community dialogue. For many of the zinesters, this was their first experience outside of the mainstream media. After carefully considering the one-way flow of media and how detaached from our local lives most media is, the kids threw themselves whole-heartedly into making 30 pages of artistic and literary cultural criticism. After discussing how zines and self-publishing contributed to a healthy democracy's freedom of speech and freedom of the press, the group held a vote and decided to name the zine RAWR! as an acronym for Raising Awareness With Respect.

Contact

For a free copy, email: diyworks@gmail.com

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