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Determining – and practicing– journalism’s secret words

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Blog, Hazelwood, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Stan Zoller During his game show, “You Bet Your Life,” the late Groucho Marx would challenge his contestants to “say the secret word...

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Learning from the mistakes we make

Posted by on Nov 17, 2013 in Blog, Hazelwood, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Tom Gayda “(Journalism) kids have rights. They have the right to be right. They have the right to make mistakes and the right to...

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Building a climate of trust can ease prior review

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Hazelwood, Law and Ethics, Scholastic Journalism | 0 comments

The newspaper staff of a small school sought me out at a national journalism conference a few years ago. Despite an informal of...

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Doing the right thing: Focus on,
support administrators who get it

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Blog, Hazelwood, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Tom Gayda I’ve been lucky. Maybe even spoiled. Both of the principals I have worked for in my 14 years as an adviser have been named...

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Missouri SB54 a slap at teacher professionalism

Posted by on Aug 21, 2011 in Blog, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by Matt Schott A slap in the face. And an unexpected one at that. When I first read SB54, that was my reaction. And not a slap to my First...

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