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Two items worth checking out
for your journalism program

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in Blog, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments


These two items might provide a needed spark to add to your reporting or provide a way to give freedom to programs in your state.

A guide to help with protest reporting

Looking for suggestions for your students or for others when they cover public events or protests?

Check out Getting into good trouble: A Citizen journalist’s guide to covering dissent for advice and discussion. Beatrice Motamedi, Director of Global Student Square, looks for feedback as the group will update its materials.

Passing state legislation?  This video might help with ideas

From Kathy Schrier:

Washington State has a bill making its way through the legislative process right now. Today, our primary sponsor, Sen. Joe Fain, sent out this great little video explaining why student journalists need to be guaranteed their right to free speech and why state legislation is necessary. This makes for an interesting model that could be modified to fit your state’s needs.
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