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It’s the real thing: journalists at all levels
need to take the lead in offsetting secrecy

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Stan Zoller, MJE In 1968, Tammi Terrell and Marvin Gaye teamed up on a hit song, “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing, Baby.” While the...

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Transparency needs to be crystal clear
– at all levels

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Blog, Legal issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Stan Zoller In an effort to enhance transparency and public access to some records, legislators in two states are sending a message to...

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Worth checking out

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Blog, Hazelwood, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Some current story ideas and resources worth checking out: • The Society of Professional Journalists dedicates its Fall issue of its...

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FOIA can put a lot of power in the hands of students

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in Blog, Hazelwood, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 1 comment

by Stan Zoller One of the challenges associated with presenting at a conference – journalism or otherwise – is trying to figure out how...

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One way journalists can make a difference
is by using FOIA to protect right to know

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Blog, Hazelwood, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by  Stan Zoller One of the interesting things about starting a school year is to find out why students are taking “J-1” – Introduction to...

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