Real-time N.H. traffic updates

Dec 13, 2015 11:46 AM

UNH students develop anti-extremism media plan

The Associated Press

DURHAM — University of New Hampshire marketing students are competing with their peers across the country to develop methods of countering violent extremism in communities and online.

The students used a State Department grant to develop a proposal that includes a social media campaign, teaching curriculum and a public pledge to help young people resist radicalization. They will compete against 25 other schools for a chance to present their plan to State Department officials in Washington.

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, who attended a project presentation Friday, says young people are particularly vulnerable to attempts to spread hate and violence online, so it's critical to have their input and perspective.

--  Dealing with the Disease of Addiction? Click here for help --



Concord, NH
Broken Clouds 31°
2pm 32°
3pm 33°
4pm 35°
5pm 38°


N.H. DollarSaver


Friday, 1:30 p.m. - White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer

Friday, TBD - Health care vote on the House floor



NH1 on Facebook

Download NH1 App

NH1 on Twitter

Check out NH1 News Rail Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome