Pages Navigation Menu

The perks of being a wallflower:
How a school district escaped a lawsuit
by fostering an independent student press QT36

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Blog, Legal issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Quick Tips: Student First Amendment Rights Yeo v. Town of Lexington (1997) in the First Circuit Court of Appeals   by Jan Ewell Because...

Read More

When sources don’t respond QT35

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Guideline: The publication staff will provide every reasonable opportunity for sources to respond to a request for an interview. Students...

Read More

Making a case for press freedom
in private schools

Posted by on Dec 3, 2017 in Blog, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Kristin Taylor, CJE Private school students do not have First Amendment protections, but that doesn’t mean they have no options. In...

Read More

Handling online comments QT34

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Blog, Digital Media, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Deciding whether to accept online comments can be a tough decision they can carry a lot of baggage. How to review and verify them? How...

Read More

Social media that works
in high school newsrooms QT33

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in Blog, Digital Media, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Social media has had such a profound effect on journalism that it’s sometimes hard to remember how traditional news functioned...

Read More

Reflections on the Dallas convention

Posted by on Nov 26, 2017 in Blog, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Cyndi Hyatt Everything really is BIG in Texas. And the 2017 JEA/NSPA convention in Dallas was no exception. More than 5,000 attendees...

Read More