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Student news media fulfill growing need:
covering local news no one else does

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Blog, Broadcast, Digital Media, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Cyndi Hyatt Student newspapers – the new papers of record? Nearly 350 teachers wearing white T-shirts, chanting slogans and holding...

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How can my school get involved
in the New Voices campaign? QT21

Posted by on Oct 15, 2017 in Blog, Hazelwood, News, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Almost a quarter of all states have now passed legislation protecting voice in student media, and instilling the virtues of the First...

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History should not repeat itself

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 1 comment

by Stan Zoller On Nov. 9, as is the case every year, there will be an observance of Kristallnacht. Historically, Kristallnacht, often...

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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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