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Publishing memes also means
knowing copyright rules QT14

Posted by on Sep 24, 2017 in Blog, Law and Ethics, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Memes. Entertainment. Political statements. A way to comment on issues, events, people. And, if not done correctly, says Mark Goodman,...

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Takedown requests:
when the right to preserve history
conflicts with the desire to forget it QT13

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Legal issues, News, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Blog by Kristin Taylor As more student newspapers move to digital platforms, editors and advisers are facing a new and insidious form of...

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Allowing sources to preview content
is ethically questionable QT12

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

The newest reporter on staff chooses to cover the story about the Science Department’s new policy on studying animal life. To do so, she...

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Fake or Fact? seminar available
via live-streaming, archived video

Posted by on Sep 17, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Lessons, News, Teaching | 0 comments

Looking for additional materials for Constitution Day and lessons about fake news  in addition to what’s available from JEA and the...

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The issues with April Fools coverage QT 11

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Legal issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

April Fool’s issues are fake news and can damage student media’s credibility. Yes, some find them acceptable, but their negatives far...

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So your student media
want to do senior wills? QT10

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Legal issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Because senior wills have minimal journalistic value and great potential for damage, they should not be used in school publications....

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