Sunday, March 22, 2009

MTV Video Covering the 2008 Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest During the Presidential Campaign Season

The video above was produced by EricaAmerica, a citizen journalist for MTV's Street Team '08. One of 51 journalists selected, she was hired by MTV and The Knight Foundation to create a young, national press corp to cover the historic 2008 election. Because the 2008 Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest was unique in that it had voter registration drives going on and candidates present to campaign and bring awareness to various issues, EricaAmerica chose to cover it as her piece for July 2008.

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