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Make it matter: Scholastic journalism
must do more than give facts QT45

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Kristin Taylor How can student journalists keep their publications relevant when information spreads faster than they can report it?...

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Student should ask permission to record
before interviews begin QT 44

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Blog, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

As school begins, advisers often find now is the time for some legal and ethical reminders about interviewing. One of those areas easily...

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Interviewing ‘people on the street’ QT43

Posted by on Jan 16, 2018 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Four categories of sources exist: experts, authorities, knowledgeable and reactors (sometimes called bozos). The first three should be...

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Quick Tips index

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 in Blog, Law and Ethics, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

A summary of SPRC Forum status of student media • If you’re developing a new policy, the Scholastic Press Rights Committee recommends...

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‘I just wrote that to get a grade:’
Students should write what they believe QT42

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Guideline: For opinion stories, students should stand behind what they write. Key points/Action: To ensure credibility, students should...

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The process of deciding staff editorials QT41

Posted by on Jan 7, 2018 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Teaching | 0 comments

Keys to effective editorials include focused positions, credible sources and meaningful topics. If the topic is focused on issues and...

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