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Make it matter: Verification essential
as journalists seek truth QT46

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism | 0 comments

by Kristin Taylor One key component of every journalist’s ethical code is truth. Given that Oxford Dictionaries named “post-truth” their...

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Obstacles and criticism can inspire

Posted by on Jan 1, 2018 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 1 comment

by Lindsay Coppens, adviser of The Harbinger, Algonquin Regional High School, Northborough, MA Being a scholastic journalist or...

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A class activity to learn
both law AND ethics

Posted by on Nov 2, 2015 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Legal issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Candace Bowen “The first lesson she asked me to teach is lawnethics,” the excited student teacher said, adding more slowly, “But now...

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Who has your back?

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Blog, Ethical Issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Practicing ethics can help make sense of coverage by Stan Zoller Prior restraint. Censorship. They are things all media advisers dread....

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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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