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FAPFA deadline Dec. 15

Posted by on Dec 10, 2017 in Blog, Law and Ethics, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Five days. 120 hours. 45words. That’s the time left to submit your Round 1 application for the First Amendment Press Freedom Award...

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The perks of being a wallflower:
How a school district escaped a lawsuit
by fostering an independent student press QT36

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Blog, Legal issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Quick Tips: Student First Amendment Rights Yeo v. Town of Lexington (1997) in the First Circuit Court of Appeals   by Jan Ewell Because...

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When sources don’t respond QT35

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Guideline: The publication staff will provide every reasonable opportunity for sources to respond to a request for an interview. Students...

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Making a case for press freedom
in private schools

Posted by on Dec 3, 2017 in Blog, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Kristin Taylor, CJE Private school students do not have First Amendment protections, but that doesn’t mean they have no options. In...

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Handling online comments QT34

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Blog, Digital Media, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Deciding whether to accept online comments can be a tough decision they can carry a lot of baggage. How to review and verify them? How...

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