KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Top Filipino-American Journalist Is Convicted of Cyber Libel

Colin Adrien Co...

July 26th, 2020

When investigative reporter Maria Ressa was charged with a crime, many critics accused the government of the Philippines of trying to silence the press.  

A Champion of Immigrants’ Rights

Zoe Adele Mirch...

July 24th, 2020

In Washington State, lawyer Jorge Baron leads a nonprofit organization that assists and defends immigrants and refugees. 

For Many, the Pandemic Is a Puzzling Time

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

July 24th, 2020

After states around the country instituted stay-at-home orders, jigsaw puzzles found a popularity not seen since the Great Depression. 

Teens Campaign for Racial Equality

Aanya Kabra

July 24th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with two of the six teenage girls who are sparking change in Nashville.

Caring for Rescue Cats in Hawaii

Lucia Dong

July 23rd, 2020

This summer, our Kid Reporter is volunteering at a nonprofit rescue organization on the island of Oahu. 

Helping Healthcare Workers in California

Munveer Singh

July 20th, 2020

When the pandemic started, volunteers in the Bay Area helped address the PPE shortage. 

This is America — From the Primaries to the Pandemic to the Protests

Marley I. Alburez

July 15th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter got ready to cover the 2020 presidential primary elections, and then everything changed.

 

Meet the New Babysitters

Suzanne McCabe

July 13th, 2020

Our Kid Reporters talk with the breakout stars of The Baby-Sitters Club, a new TV show from Netflix. 

A Challenger in Kentucky Senate Race

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

July 12th, 2020

After a tumultous primary election in Kentucky, retired Marine pilot Amy McGrath will try to unseat U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on November 3. 

Behind the Scenes of the Lion King

Brian Kan King Lun

July 10th, 2020

The story, puppetry, and pageantry of the long-running musical have inspired generations of theatergoers. 

My Hero Is You: Helping Kids Cope With the Coronavirus

Munveer Singh

July 7th, 2020

An online storybook published by the WHO and UNICEF helps children cope with their fears during the pandemic. 

The Pandemic Throws Shade on Summer Camps

Bobby Liberatos

July 6th, 2020

In New Jersey, summer camps will be able to reopen on July 6, but things will look very different. 

During the Pandemic, a “Much-Deserved” Break for Wildlife

Sophia Emma Wolff

June 29th, 2020

Amid widespread stay-at-home orders, some animals were able to find a little peace. 

New Jersey Students Cope With Remote Learning

Liset Zacker

June 26th, 2020

Fourth graders in South Orange tell our Kid Reporter about the pros and cons of learning at home during the pandemic.  

Juneteenth Jubilees in Louisiana

Zhorie'l Tapo

June 19th, 2020

A celebration of the unofficial end of slavery in the United States takes on a new significance amid the Black Lives Matter movement. 

Understanding the Coronavirus

Josh Stiefel

June 18th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with scientists at the CDC about confronting the pandemic, which has hit the U.S. particularly hard. 

In California, a Hold on Kids’ Sports

Johnny Chen

June 17th, 2020

During the pandemic, young athletes have had to find creative ways to exercise. 

Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge

Annika Petras

June 12th, 2020

Before the pandemic, our Kid Reporter visited the set of the new game show.

Black Lives Matter

Gavin Naar

June 9th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter attends a protest for racial justice with friends and family members in West Orange, New Jersey. 

“No Justice, No Peace” in Louisville

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

June 5th, 2020

Protesters in Louisville, Kentucky, demand accountability for the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor and other Black Americans.

“Finding Sally”—A Filmmaker Tells Her Aunt’s Story

Nikita A. Mohile

June 4th, 2020

In a new documentary, Tamara Dawait pieces together the story of her aunt, who mysteriously disappeared in Ethiopia in the 1970s. 

Peaceful Protests in a Georgia Town

Bryce Jones

June 1st, 2020

In Woodstock, Georgia, people of all ages gathered to protest the police killing of George Floyd and racial injustice. 

Traveling Back to Van Gogh’s World

Brian Kan King Lun

June 1st, 2020

A themed restaurant and shop in Hong Kong immerse visitors in the life and art of the 19th-century Dutch painter.

TikTokking With Jami Kinton

Nolan Pastore

May 28th, 2020

During the pandemic, an Ohio actress and model has gone viral with her hilarious skits on social media.

Community Volunteers Help Medical Workers

Siroos Pasdar

May 26th, 2020

Amid the PPE shortage, neighbors in a New York City suburb pitched in to create fabric masks for local doctors and nurses. 

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