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First Lady’s trip to China an opportunity for engagement, collaboration

Members of SchoolJournalism.org’s Advisory Board recently participated in a press call with officials at the White House regarding the First Lady’s recent visit to China. This is the second in a series of stories written by Advisory Board members following the call. First Lady Michelle Obama has always had an influential role on the nation’s youngest generation. She has shown a commitment to higher education for lower socioeconomic groups, an effort that directly connects to her...  Read More »

Educator provides ways to teach social media skills in journalism classes

An instructor teaching young journalism students about social media seems about as backwards as dogs teaching their owners new tricks. With buzzwords like “the digital era,” “new media” and “Web 2.0,” it would appear that those who grew up in that era (students) would know more about new technologies than their predecessors (teachers). Social media – or social networking, in general – is much more complex than hashtags, status updates and selfies though. In the realm of journalism...  Read More »

#YOUnited: Social media unites students in America, China and beyond

Members of SchoolJournalism.org's Advisory Board recently participated in a press call with officials at the White House regarding the First Lady's recent visit to China. This is the first in a series of stories written by Advisory Board members following the call. "All people deserve the opportunity to fulfill their highest potential as I was able to do in the United States," tweeted the First Lady. 257 favorites, 248 retweets. It's no doubt that social media is revolutionizing America. With...  Read More »

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