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Responsibility in scholastic media starts with
ethics, accuracy, complete story QT23

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Administrators may want student media that depicts the school in a positive light, that promotes good news and overlooks the negative. Is...

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They need the freedom
to make mistakes, too

Posted by on Jul 11, 2017 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Lindsay Coppens, adviser of The Harbinger, Algonquin Regional High School, Northborough, MA Scholastic press freedom is a big...

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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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Censored news is fake news

Posted by on Jan 8, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Hazelwood, Legal issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Censored news is fake news. Frank LoMonte, executive director of the Student Press Law Center, wrote that in Fake News, Real...

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Making our words matter

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in Blog, Law and Ethics, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Tom Gayda Rights vs. responsibilities. Or, just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. These are the phrases to keep in mind when...

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