Youth Media Sanctuary

From WOOC (FM 105.3 Troy, NY) and The Sanctuary for Independent Media: The Spirit of the Suffragettes Rises in Troy’s Freedom Square


Posted on 11 July, 2019 by 

Suffragette Parade in New York City, May 6, 1912.

Suffragettes were out to change the world.  

They fought for the vote; they fought for workers, for sexual and reproductive rights, for abolition.  …

How an LPFM Produces an Hour of Hyper-Local News Every Weekday


by  on April 30, 2019 in Community RadioJournalismLPFMPodcast

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Every weekday an all-volunteer reporting staff produces an hour of …

More Power to Low-Power FM!


“Hudson Mohawk Magazine” demonstrates how hyperlocal news shows can make their limited broadcast range their strength rather than a limitation

ARTICLE BY GABE BULLARD

 

A view of downtown Troy, New York, where the Sanctuary for Independent Media serves the city of about 50,000 with a low-power FM hyperlocal news show, “Hudson Mohawk …

$20,000 hole in our budget…


Let me explain what happened. For almost a decade, we’ve been receiving general operating support from the Electronic Media and Film program at the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA EMF). Their funding has been critical, particularly since operating support is very difficult to find in a grant world focused on funding one-shot …

No PhDs needed: how citizen science is transforming research


 23 OCTOBER 2018

Projects that recruit the public are getting more ambitious and diverse, but the field faces some growing pains.

Aisling Irwin

 

 

Japanese priest Sadamaru Okano stands beneath a Geiger counter (top left) that sends radiation readings to the Safecast …

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About Us

Most people know us as The Sanctuary for Independent Media in North Troy, NY; the official non-profit 501(c)3 is incorporated as Media Alliance. Our mission is to use art and participatory action to promote social and environmental justice and freedom of creative expression.

Uptown Summer Week Five: Agency


The 2018 Uptown Summer program has now drawn to a close. The theme for our fifth week was agency. This week was the final push to perfect our radio projects before they are broadcast on WOOC FM. 

Between all the audio editing, we still found time to go outside …

Orange and Lex


“Orange and Lex,” by Shatora Buckman, Jahsendah Dann, and Ayisha Menko, shares …

Sadie’s Grandma’s House


Sadie’s Grandmother’s House,” by Sadie Anson, with Media Mentor/Editor Kathy High, recounts restoring a …

Jerry’s House


“Jerry’s House,” by Kai Griffin, Bryanna Mangual, Diajah Grier, Milan Miles and Andrew Pintro, …

Abandoned Building Haikus


“Abandoned Building Haikus” were created, in collaboration with the “Breathing These Words” poetry workshop, …

Troy Youths Ask: "What Would You Do With a Trillion Dollars?"


A team of Troy teenagers from Youth Media Sanctuary journeyed to Washington DC the weekend of April 11-13, 2014 to take part in the fourth annual “If I Had a Trillion Dollars” Youth Film Festival sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).

Their new video, “Trillion in Troy,” is one of twenty-one …

YouthBuild subject of new documentary produced by The Sanctuary for Independent Media


Date published: 01/05/2013
Publication: Troy Record

By Andrew Beam

TROY — For some, second chances can be hard to come by, but many of the people participating in the Center on Economic Opportunity’s YouthBuild program are getting theirs and their stories will soon be told in documentary form. …

YMS ’12 visit: WGXC "Radio Explosion!"


 

Today the Sanctuary was excited to have WGXC stop by for an episode of their “Radio Explosion” youth media radio show. WGXC is a “community-run media project, re-envisioning radio as an innovative platform for local participation.”

The young radio producers, along with supervisor Sara Kendall, joined …

YMS '12 Day 1 Recap


Summer 2012 is here, which means a new group of Youth Media Sanctuary workers have joined the Sanctuary team to spend the next five weeks learning how to create their own media. This summer YMS has teamed up with Collard City Growers just a few steps away from the Sanctuary to …

YMS Spring 2012: Day 7, April 4th


We were into the last weeks of the Youth Media Sanctuary.

Hours upon hours of editing, editing, and editing (so serious, so meticulous!), calls for some silly.

 

Darian’s shoes (adored by many here).

 

 

YMS Spring 2012: Day 6, March 28th


Chocolate-beet-cake.

…with orange poppy seed frosting*

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup cocoa powder
2 eggs
2/3 cup beet, cooked and pureed
1tsp vanilla
2 tbsp strong coffee 
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp …

YMS Spring 2012: Day 5, March 21st


 

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