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Academic dishonesty lessens media effectiveness QT32

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in Blog, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Dishonesty compromises the integrity and credibility of the student publication. The editorial board and/or adviser should address any...

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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...

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Equipment purchase does not mean content control QT30

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Blog, Law and Ethics, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

It has long been understood that school purchase of equipment or provision of a room that is not the only factor in who controls the...

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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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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...

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What, students have rights? Not until 1943
(West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette)

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in Blog, Legal issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Quick Tip27: Student First Amendment rights by Jan Ewell Before the Barnette decision, when students came into conflict with public...

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