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What should go into an editorial policy?
What should not? QT3

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in Blog, Legal issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Editorial policies are the foundations for your journalism program. Often short, these statements address forum status, who makes final...

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SPRC adds six new ethics-staff manual models

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

JEA’s Scholastic Press Rights Committee added six new ethical-staff manual statements July 7 in connection with its Adviser...

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Policy sets standards and staff manuals
ethically carry them out

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Legal issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by John Bowen It’s 3 p.m. Friday, and the final deadline is in four hours. At issue is a package covering a controversial subject of...

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Separating news from views: Does social media need a new player? Part 3

Posted by on Mar 28, 2011 in Blog, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Determining what communities want and need in social media coverage seems to have generated a new media role: community manager. According...

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Incorporating ethical guidelines into social media use: Part 2

Posted by on Mar 25, 2011 in Blog, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

In the first part of this series, Marina Hendricks, a commission member and student in a social role of the media class, talked about how...

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