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Seeking visual truth is just as important
as written truth QT48

Posted by on Feb 5, 2018 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching, Visual Reporting | 0 comments

by Kristin Taylor A reporter working on a story pauses from her transcription. “Hm,” she thinks. “This is a good quote, but my source...

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Today is Day of Action Day
for curing 30 years of Hazelwood

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018 in Blog, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

  The SPLC has events scheduled throughout Jan. 31 to bring attention to the negative effects of Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier. This month...

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Recruiting the right kid: skills, attitudes
include accuracy, credibility, handling stress

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Candace Bowen, MJE Each semester, when I ask my freshman newswriting students at Kent State University why they chose a...

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Respecting privacy and public space
important for photographers, too QT47

Posted by on Jan 28, 2018 in Blog, Quick Tips, Teaching, Visual Reporting | 0 comments

Student journalists should never invade the privacy of others while accessing information or photos for a story.  However. it is their...

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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...

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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?...

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