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Journalists shouldn’t be ‘pawn in game of life’

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in Blog, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

  by Stan Zoller, MJE A classic scene from Mel Brooks’ classic, “Blazing Saddles,” is when the ox-riding Neanderthal, Mongo, played...

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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...

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The next Woodward and Bernstein
may be in your journalism class now

Posted by on Nov 4, 2017 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism | 0 comments

by Candace Perkins Bowen, MJE Some say the next wave of great investigative journalists may be getting inspired now. Do you have a...

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Decision-making for most student broadcasts
protected same as print, online QT24

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in Blog, Broadcast, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

As more schools expand their journalism programs to include broadcast and radio, it should be clear how Tinker and Hazelwood positively or...

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FAPFA reminder

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Blog, Legal issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by John Bowen, MJE It’s never too late to recognize or reaffirm the  importance of First Amendment practices and policies – and be...

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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...

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