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Enemy of the American people?

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 3 comments

Scholastic Journalism Week gives students a chance to prove the opposite by Stan Zoller, MJE This week is Scholastic Journalism Week – a...

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Teachable moments in journalism

Posted by on Jan 29, 2017 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

As we discuss fake  and alternate news and work them into our classroom and newsroom activities, we should also look at journalists’...

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Illinois civics law reinforces
value of journalism education

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Stan Zoller, MJE The successful passage and subsequent signing by Illinois governor Bruce Rauner of legislation that mandates a...

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Practical application the best way
to learn civic involvement, not tests

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Blog, Ethical Issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

And that involvement should include journalism An April 21 Education Week article  notes that a dozen state legislators want to require...

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Does your mother love you: Get three sources;
Is the Verification Handbook useful: Check it out

Posted by on Feb 2, 2014 in Blog, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 1 comment

As scholastic media and their advisers move more to online media and use more social media as a reporting tool, verification remains a...

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