About TeenTribune, TweenTribune, TTEspañol and TTJunior
Welcome to TeenTribune, TweenTribune,TTEspañol and TTJunior – the daily news sites for kids, tweens and teens – where you'll find the most compelling, relevant and interesting news for 55 million kids in K-12 and their 3.5 million teachers.
Stories are selected by professional journalists working closely with teens, tweens and teachers. Teens and tweens can post comments, with all comments moderated by their teachers before they are published
We allow teens and tweens to produce 99 percent of our content as a means of engaging them. More than 100,000 teachers have registered so far.
We're encouraging kids, teens and tweens to seek out news on a daily basis because our democracy depends upon a well-informed public, so we believe it is important to foster a daily news-reading habit as soon as kids begin to read.
Alan Jacobson is the publisher, the father of a teen and tween, and the president of BrassTacksDesign, which has provided editorial, advertising, marketing and technical support to newspapers from New England to New Zealand for more than 25 years.
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In the media
News website pins its hopes on tweens By James Rainey of the Los Angeles Times
This is the way local media companies ought to be thinking By Gordon Borrell of Borrell Associates
Newspapers' final words By Alan Mutter of Newsosaur
President Obama’s plans for health care – not a huge concern for most kids. But what Sasha and Malia are up to is a different story. TweenTribune.com is the online hotspot for all the news your tween can use, including the latest on the First Kids and their parents. Now you and your kids can discuss current events with – get this – enthusiasm. – Nina Elias, Family Circle, December 2009
TweenTribune goes to schools By Anastasia Goodstein of YPulse.com
Web sites with news for tweens By Jen Singer of GoodHousekeeping.com
Are Tweens The Solution to the Newspaper Crisis? By Brian Reich of WeMedia
OMG! A newspaper for tweens! By Brian Reich of WeMedia
News for tweens By KillerStartups.com
EXTRA! EXTRA! TweenTribune launches By YPulse.com
News for tweens, by tweens By zepy.com
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