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Addressing issues involved in fake news

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in Blog, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

According to a study in a Pew Research Center report released recently, 88 percent of U.S. adults say they believe fake news is causing...

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News literacy resource: Using NewsWhip in the classroom

Posted by on Sep 23, 2015 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Teaching news and media literacy requires a seemingly endless set of contemporary resources. As media changes, examples become outdated,...

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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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Linking news literacy and scholastic journalism

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Legal issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Megan Fromm This weekend, JEA President Mark Newton, board member Stan Zoller and I all participated in the “Because News...

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