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Make it matter: Verification essential
as journalists seek truth QT46

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism | 0 comments

by Kristin Taylor One key component of every journalist’s ethical code is truth. Given that Oxford Dictionaries named “post-truth” their 2016 word of the year and the president has called venerable traditional...

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Make it matter: Scholastic journalism
must do more than give facts QT45

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Kristin Taylor How can student journalists keep their publications relevant when information spreads faster than they can report it? Professional journalists have struggled with this problem for years. Before...

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Student should ask permission to record
before interviews begin QT 44

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Blog, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

As school begins, advisers often find now is the time for some legal and...

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Interviewing ‘people on the street’ QT43

Posted by on Jan 16, 2018 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Four categories of sources exist: experts, authorities, knowledgeable and...

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Another 45 essential words

Posted by on Jan 14, 2018 in Blog, Hazelwood, Scholastic Journalism | 0 comments

  by John Bowen, MJE In building a journalism program around the 45 words...

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Quick Tips index

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 in Blog, Law and Ethics, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

A summary of SPRC Forum status of student media • If you’re developing a new...

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‘I just wrote that to get a grade:’
Students should write what they believe QT42

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Guideline: For opinion stories, students should stand behind what they write....

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