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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...

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Disturbing images: public’s right to know
vs. invasion of privacy QT18

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, News, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

A 9-year-old girl, burning from napalm, runs naked down a Vietnam road. A vulture watches a Sudanese child, emaciated from famine, crawl...

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What we learn by covering tragedy

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Lori Keekley When I first signed up for this week’s blog, I was excited to write because it’s Banned Books Week. However, I scrapped...

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Covering controversy QT17

Posted by on Oct 2, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, News, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Journalism is not public relations. Although some administrators would like for students to only publish “positive” stories, a...

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Fake news is like a social disease;
we need to treat more than its wounds

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by John Bowen, MJE The spread of fake news is like a socially transmitted disease for which we now only treat the wounds, Kelly McBride,...

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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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