Pages Navigation Menu

Ethical photo editing, visuals QT31

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

Guideline: Student media should avoid electronic manipulation that alters the truth of a photograph unless it is used as art. In that case...

Read More

Ethical guidelines for monitoring yearbook coverage QT29

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, News, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism | 0 comments

Arguably, the two biggest complaints most yearbook staffs hear are that a wide cross section of the school is not covered adequately, and...

Read More

Journalistic integrity guides student media QT28

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

As scholastic media advisers and students develop policies and guidelines to guide them with journalism standards, they should note these...

Read More

Dealing with unwanted, forced prior review QT26

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Legal issues, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by John Bowen, MJE JEA historically has opposed prior review of student media by school officials. That opposition continues. Prior review...

Read More

Responsibility in scholastic media starts with
ethics, accuracy, complete story QT23

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Administrators may want student media that depicts the school in a positive light, that promotes good news and overlooks the negative. Is...

Read More

Empowering student decision-making QT22

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

The role of the adviser in student-run media incorporates teacher, coach, counselor, listener and devil’s advocate but not doer. We like...

Read More