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Think carefully before publishing April Fools’ Day content

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Legal issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching, Uncategorized | 0 comments

By Megan Fromm, CJE JEA Educational Initiatives Director Let’s get straight to the punch line here: April Fools’ Day editions...

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Students report on shattered dreams

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching, Uncategorized | 0 comments

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Part of a monthly series At this time of year, students look forward to many end of year and end of high school...

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Documenting biodiversity in Chicagoland

Posted by on Jan 25, 2015 in Blog, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Third in a 10 part series of student journalists Making a Difference In Carolyn Fritts journalistic writing course, at Glenbard West High...

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Issues worth building lessons around

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Blog, Digital Media, Ethical Issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching, Uncategorized, Visual Reporting | 0 comments

As we head into a break for the holidays, three issues and concepts stand out as worth some future  consideration. • The First Amendment:...

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Set a good example:
Credit others’ work

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Blog, Law and Ethics, Uncategorized | 1 comment

by Candace Perkins Bowen, MJE Part 2 of a 2-part blog on teacher plagiarism and copyright issues As the first part of this series noted,...

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How to handle the gun story

Posted by on Nov 15, 2014 in Ethical Issues, Law and Ethics, Uncategorized | 0 comments

by Jane Blystone Advisers who have asked how to localize stories about guns need look no further. The HiLite staff at Carmel High School...

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