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Think is the community where you, your friends, and your favorite celebrities can get informed, get heard and take action on the issues that matter to you most. MTV has launched Think to give you – the activist generation – the opportunity to make your life, your community and your world better. The Think community provides the tools so you can do just that.

Below you'll find major Think announcements and press releases, as well as key coverage of other relevant initiatives mobilizing young people around important issues.



4/21/08
NEW MTV & CBS NEWS POLL REVEALS LATEST INFORMATION ON YOUTH AND THE 2008 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

4/9/08
ThinkMTV, SEVENTEEN MAGAZINE & DECLARE YOURSELF TEAM UP TO ENERGIZE AMERICA'S YOUTH TO REGISTER & VOTE

4/4/08
THINK MTV AMPLIFIES VOICES OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISTS ON THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING ASSASSINATION

3/19/08
NEW mtvU & ASSOCIATED PRESS POLL SHOWS HOW STRESS, WAR, THE ECONOMY & OTHER FACTORS ARE AFFECTING COLLEGE STUDENTS' MENTAL HEALTH

3/17/08
MTV'S CHOOSE OR LOSE AND ASSOCIATED PRESS BRING SENATORS CLINTON & OBAMA TOGETHER WITH YOUNG VETERANS FOR CANDID DISCUSSION ON 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF IRAQ WAR

3/17/08
THINK.MTV.COM TO WORLD PREMIERE EDDIE VEDDER'S NEW VIDEO INSPIRED BY IRAQ WAR VETERAN TOMAS YOUNG'S AWARD WINNING DOCUMENTARY, "BODY OF WAR"

3/3/08
ONE-HOUR EPISODES OF "THE REAL WORLD: HOLLYWOOD" BEGINNING APRIL 16: Think.MTV.com Helps Make "The Real World: Hollywood" House First To Be Eco-Friendly

2/4/08
UNPRECEDENTED CONSORTIUM OF MEDIA COMPANIES AND CAUSE PARTNERS UNITE AROUND 4TH ANNUAL FYI – FILM YOUR ISSUE GLOBAL COMPETITION

1/31/08
MYSPACE, MTV AND THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CONFIRM SENATOR BARACK OBAMA AND REPRESENTATIVE RON PAUL TO JOIN SENATOR HILLARY CLINTON AND GOVERNOR MIKE HUCKABEE IN "CLOSING ARGUMENTS" FEBRUARY 2ND

1/31/08
MTV'S "CHOOSE OR LOSE" CITIZEN JOURNALISTS COVER EVERY SUPER TUESDAY STATE WITH FIRST-EVER LIVE MOBILE-TO-WEB BROADCASTS

1/28/08
MTV'S "TRUE LIFE" GET'S UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH NEW TOPICS ON ANGER MANAGEMENT, REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT, COPING WITH LIFE IN THE ARMED FORCES AND MORE

1/28/08
MYSPACE & MTV, ALONG WITH ASSOCIATED PRESS, TO EXCLUSIVELY FEATURE FRONTRUNNER REPUBLICAN & DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES' "CLOSING ARGUMENTS" FEBRUARY 2ND

1/24/08
THINK.MTV.COM UNVEILS ARRESTING HOLOCAUST PSAs FROM EMMY-WINNING DIRECTOR MICHAEL FRANZINI AND ARNOLD WORLDWIDE

12/20/07
MTV TAPS 51 STATE-BASED CITIZEN JOURNALISTS FOR "CHOOSE OR LOSE '08"

12/12/07
PARSONS AND GAMES FOR CHANGE TO LAUNCH PETLAB

11/30/07
MTV & KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION FOCUS ON YOUTH ACTION FOR WORLD AIDS DAY

11/20/07
BEING AN OVERWEIGHT TEENAGER ISN'T EASY! MTV NEWS & DOCS EXPLORES THE ISSUE OF TEENAGE OBESITY IN "RETURN TO FAT CAMP" ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1ST AT 12PM ET/PT

11/20/07
FROM GOING TO REHAB TO LIVING IN THE PROJECTS. MTV NEWS & DOCS EXPLORES NEW AND COMPELLING STORIES WITH FRESH EPISODES OF "TRUE LIFE" ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1ST AT 2PM ET/PT

11/7/07
mtvU AND WINDOWS LIVE MESSENGER i'm INITIATIVE GREENLIGHT "CAUSE EFFECT" SPOTLIGHTING STANDOUT STUDENT ACTIVISTS

11/5/07
MYSPACE AND MTV PRESIDENTIAL DIALOGUE SERIES CONTINUES WITH SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN

10/26/07
MYSPACE AND MTV PARTNER WITH 10QUESTIONS.COM ON PRESIDENTIAL DIALOGUE SERIES

10/18/07
BARACK OBAMA NEXT TO PARTICIPATE IN MYSPACE AND MTV PRESIDENTIAL DIALOGUE SERIES

10/11/07
MTV NEWS & DOCS PRESENTS "I WON'T LOVE YOU TO DEATH: THE STORY OF MARIO AND HIS MOM" AN INTIMATE LOOK INTO THE R&B SINGER’S LIFE STRUGGLE WITH HIS MOTHER'S HEROIN ADDICTION PREMIERING SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21ST AT 10PM ET/PT

9/29/07
CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE TEAMS UP WITH MTV TO ENGAGE COLLEGE STUDENTS IN GLOBAL ACTION

9/26/07
"BEYOND BORDERS: AN MTV TR3S IMMIGRATION FORUM" PREMIERES ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH AT 6 PM

9/21/07
MTV AND CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO HOST BONO, CHRIS ROCK, ALICIA KEYS AND SHAKIRA FOR YOUTH ACTIVISM DISCUSSION AND CONCERT

9/20/07
MTV LAUNCHES FIRST ONLINE COMMUNITY TO MAKE YOUTH FAMOUS FOR DOING GOOD

9/19/07
MYSPACE AND MTV ANNOUNCE DETAILS OF FIRST PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE DIALOGUE WITH JOHN EDWARDS

9/6/07
KNIGHT FOUNDATION AND MTV PARTNER ON GLOBAL GRANT PROGRAM FOR YOUNG DIGITAL JOURNALISM PIONEERS

8/23/07
MYSPACE AND MTV PARTNER ON FIRST-EVER INTERACTIVE, REAL-TIME PRESIDENTIAL DIALOGUES

8/9/07
MTV CELEBRATES SEASON 20 OF "THE REAL WORLD" BY ROLLING OUT THE GREEN CARPET IN HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA

6/6/07
MTV NETWORKS SUPPORTS LIVE EARTH GLOBALLY ACROSS PLATFORMS

5/23/07
KNIGHT NEWS CHALLENGE FIRST-YEAR WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT E&P/MEDIAWEEK INTERACTIVE MEDIA CONFERENCE

5/2/07
MTV JOINS STRONG AMERICAN SCHOOLS TO PROMOTE EDUCATION REFORM ON EVE OF FIRST GOP PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

4/25/07
MTV TACKLES AMERICA'S HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUT CRISIS WITH SPECIAL PROGRAMMING, VOICES OF HOPE AND "SILENT EPIDEMIC" SUMMIT

4/9/07
MTV's "PIMP MY RIDE" & GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER TAKE GREEN TO THE EXTREME WITH SPECIAL EARTH DAY EPISODE AIRING APRIL 22ND AT 1PM ET/PT: CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR HELPS XZIBIT & G.A.S. CREW TURN A '65 IMPALA INTO 800 HORSEPOWER BIODIESEL CLEAN MACHINE!

3/19/07
MTV ANNOUNCES RUTGERS AND CORNELL AS GRAND PRIZE WINNERS IN thinkMTV's BREAK THE ADDICTION CHALLENGE: WINNING UNIVERSITIES RECEIVE MTV ECO-RENOVATION OF STUDENT CENTER WORTH UP TO $10,000 EACH

3/8/07
MTV FOLLOWS EXTRAORDINARY YOUNG VOLUNTEERS AS THEY DEDICATE THEIR SPRING BREAKS TO CAUSES AROUND THE GLOBE: MTV'S WEEKLONG ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK TO HIGHLIGHT A DIFFERENT CAUSE DAILY DURING TRL MARCH 19TH-23RD AT 3:30PM ET/PT

2/28/07
NATIONAL SUMMIT ON AMERICA'S "SILENT EPIDEMIC" TO HIGHLIGHT AMERICA'S RESPONSE TO THE DROPOUT CRISIS

1/18/07
MTV NEWS & DOCS PREMIERES NEW DOCUMENTARY SERIES, MTV JUVIES, ON FEBRUARY 1ST AT 10:00PM (ET/PT)

1/18/07
MTV REWARDS STUDENTS' GREEN EFFORTS: TEAMS FROM FIVE UNIVERSITIES RECEIVE $1,000 ECO-GRANTS AS THE FALL WINNERS OF THE BREAK THE ADDICTION CHALLENGE TO SUPPORT THEIR GREEN EFFORTS

11/27/06
MTV IN PARTNERSHIP WITH KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION DEDICATES THE WEEK LEADING UP TO WORLD AIDS DAY TO HIV-FOCUSED PROGRAMMING AND ONLINE CONTENT: HIV SPECIAL PROGRAM INCLUDES APPEARANCES BY NELLY FURTADO, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, ALICIA KEYS, AND RICHARD GERE: NEW PSAS PREMIERE FROM RENOWNED DIRECTOR JOEL SCHUMACHER

11/23/06
MTV NETWORKS PARTNERS WITH (RED)

10/30/06
CLICK 3X BRINGS DR. OCTAGON'S ENVIRONMENTAL MESSAGE TO LIFE: FIRST EVER HIP HOP VIDEO/PSA ON GLOBAL WARMING DEBUTS AS PART OF MTV'S BREAK THE ADDICTION CAMPAIGN

10/23/06
MTV AND WAL-MART JOIN FORCES TO PRESENT "EVERYDAY GREEN": MTV'S BROADWAY STORE TRANSFORMS INTO AN ECO-FRIENDLY EXHIBIT DESIGNED TO SHOW CONSUMERS HOW TO WORK "GREEN" INTO THEIR EVERYDAY LIVES

9/28/06
WRI, MTV PARTNER ON GLOBAL WARMING PROMO, SET TO DEBUT TONIGHT

9/25/06
MTV NEWS PRESENTS THE DIARY OF BILL CLINTON & GIDEON YAGO IN AFRICA PREMIERING SEPTEMBER 26 EXCLUSIVELY ON MTV.COM: MTV NEWS CORRESPONDENT GIDEON YAGO JOINS FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON ON A 6-DAY, 5-COUNTRY PHILANTHROPIC MISSION TO AFRICA

8/31/06
FORMER VICE-PRESIDENT AL GORE MADE A SURPRISE APPEARANCE ON MTV'S 2006 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS, AND HIGHLIGHTED THE CHALLENGES FACING OUR ENVIRONMENT AND THE PLANET.

8/22/06
MTV LAUNCHES BREAK THE ADDICTION CHALLENGE: NATIONWIDE ECO-COMPETITION CHALLENGES HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS TO DEMONSTRATE ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES IN THEIR LIVES AND SCHOOLS

8/9/06
SHAWN "JAY-Z" CARTER PARTNERS WITH THE UNITED NATIONS AND MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION ON A JOURNEY TO PERSONALLY WITNESS THE DEVASTATING WORLD WATER CRISIS

8/9/06
SECRETARY-GENERAL'S REMARKS AT LAUNCH OF UN MTV JAY-Z COLLABORATION TO RAISE AWARENESS ON THE WORLDWIDE WATER CRISIS

6/5/06
THINK MTV AND THE KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE FIRST-EVER MULTI-MEDIA COMMUNITY TO GIVE AMERICAN YOUTH VOICE ON HIV/AIDS: USER-GENERATED-CONTENT SHOW AND NATIONAL HIV VLOGGING CONTEST

6/5/06
MTV NAMED NETWORK OF THE YEAR RAISING AWARENESS ON HIV/AIDS

5/26/06
IT'S TIME FOR AN INTERVENTION!: TUNE IN TO MTV FOR THE PREMIERE OF BREAK THE ADDICTION: AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH MOVIE SPECIAL ON FRIDAY, MAY 26TH AT 7:30PM ET/PT TO FIND OUT WHY IT'S TIME TO STAND UP AND ACTUALLY DO SOMETHING ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING.

5/17/06
MTV NEWS - MOBILIZING DISPLACED VOTERS TO VOTE IN NEW ORLEANS MAYORAL ELECTION

4/21/06
MTV LAUNCHES BREAK THE ADDICTION SETS GOAL TO EDUCATE AND EMPOWER YOUNG PEOPLE TO HELP END GLOBAL WARMING AND MASS OVERCONSUMPTION: 12-MONTH, 12-STEP CAMPAIGN OFFERS YOUNG PEOPLE OPPORTUNITY TO LEAD THE FIGHT AGAINST GLOBAL WARMING

4/10/06
MTV BRINGS MESSAGE OF HOPE FROM AFRICA TO AMERICA WITH ONE: THE CAMPAIGN TO MAKE POVERTY HISTORY: ONE AND MTV COME TOGETHER AGAIN TO FIGHT GLOBAL AIDS AND EXTREME POVERTY AND REACH MILLIONS OF AMERICANS

11/29/05
MTV AND KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION MARK WORLD AIDS DAY WITH MULTIPLATFORM PROGRAMMING ACROSS MTV, MTV.COM, mtvU AND MTV OVERDRIVE

10/14/05
MTV NEWS PRESENTS: "THE NOTORIOUS B.G.," A FORUM WITH BILL GATES: BILL GATES' COLLEGE TOUR INCLUDES VISIT WITH MTV NEWS CORRESPONDENT GIDEON YAGO AND YOUTH FORUM FOCUSING ON THE FUTURE OF ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC, AND EDUCATION

9/25/05
MTV ANNOUNCES OCTOBER AS EDUCATION MONTH, EMPOWERING STUDENTS TO PREPARE THEMSELVES FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE SUCCESS

6/30/05
"ALL EYES ON TONY BLAIR" PREMIERES ON MTVON JULY 1ST AT 8PM (ET/PT); MTV AUDIENCES FROM 24 COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD JOIN TONY BLAIR IN EXCLUSIVE MTV APPEARANCE ON G8 SUMMIT THEMES

6/23/05
PARTICIPANT PRODUCTIONS PARTNERS WITH THINKFilm ON RELEASE OF MULTIPLE PRIZE WINNER "Murderball"

6/22/05
MTV NETWORKS MUSIC SERVICES TO OFFER UNPRECEDENTED GLOBAL PLATFORM FOR UPCOMING LIVE 8 CONCERTS

6/20/05
MTV AND KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION REACH OUT TO YOUNG PEOPLE TO HIGHLIGHT NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY (JUNE 27TH)

5/23/05
MTV AND THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE NEW JOINT EFFORT TO EMPOWER YOUNG PEOPLE TO GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL READY FOR COLLEGE

5/17/05
MTV LAUNCHES "think MTV," A NEW INITIATIVE TO EMPOWER YOUNG PEOPLE ON THE ISSUES THEY CARE ABOUT MOST

5/05/05
MTV NEWS & DOCS COMMEMORATES THE 60th ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF WWII AND THE HOLOCAUST WITH THE DOCUMENTARY, "I’M STILL HERE"

4/6/05
HOLLYWOOD AND THE HEARTLAND UNITE FOR ONE: THE CAMPAIGN TO MAKE POVERTY HISTORY: WORLD PREMIERE OF THE ONE SPOT TO AIR ON ABC AND MTV NETWORKS ON APRIL 10

2/15/05
MTV AND KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION EXTEND SEXUAL HEALTH INFORMATION PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

1/26/05
'MTV NEWS PRESENTS: 'AFTER THE TSUNAMI' & SPECIAL EDITION OF 'TOTAL REQUEST LIVE' PREMIERE FEBRUARY 3rd ALONG WITH 'MTV ASIA AID' BENEFIT CONCERT

11/3/04
ESTIMATED 21 MILLION 18-30 YEAR OLD AMERICANS CAST VOTES IN 2004 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 20 Million LOUD! Goal Exceeded

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