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Facing takedown demands requires
thoughtful planning of guidelines

Posted by on May 3, 2015 in Blog, Digital Media, Ethical Issues, Legal issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Because student media takedown demands continue to grow and the JEA listserv recently discussed issues that could be involved in...

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Issues worth building lessons around

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Blog, Digital Media, Ethical Issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching, Uncategorized, Visual Reporting | 0 comments

As we head into a break for the holidays, three issues and concepts stand out as worth some future  consideration. • The First Amendment:...

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What ‘s banned in your neighborhood?
Banned Websites Awareness Week brings
chance to examine extent of Internet filtering

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in Blog, Broadcast, Digital Media, Ethical Issues, Legal issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching, Visual Reporting, Yearbook | 0 comments

According to a new report from the American Library Association, Internet-filtering software blocks more content than required and...

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Internet filters: What do they really block?

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Blog, Broadcast, Digital Media, Ethical Issues, Legal issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching, Visual Reporting, Yearbook | 0 comments

by John Bowen “For speech class, senior Dave Jennings needed to find information about Nirvana and Kurt Cobain,” Maggie Beckwith, senior...

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Internet filters: More than annoying

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Blog, Broadcast, Digital Media, Ethical Issues, Legal issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching, Visual Reporting, Yearbook | 0 comments

by John Bowen To raise awareness of overly restrictive blocking in schools and school libraries of legitimate, educational websites and...

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Going online? Consider these points before you decide

Posted by on Sep 7, 2014 in Blog, Digital Media, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism | 0 comments

by John Bowen Scholastic journalism educators over the summer devoted a lot of time and discussion about whether print is dying and...

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