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It is time for the Fifth Annual First Amendment Matters PSA Contest

It is time for the Fifth Annual First Amendment Matters PSA Contest

SchoolJournalism Staff March 23, 2021

The First Amendment was written to protect individual freedoms. Yet today, one-third of Americans believe it “goes too far.” Limiting our freedoms was not the intention of the founding fathers, but...

Take Action: Only YOU Can Prevent Media Illiteracy

Frank Baker, Author and Media Literacy Advocate March 2, 2021

The inability of many of today’s students to evaluate information online for truthfulness has become a crisis in American education. Even though most students now use the Internet as their primary...

Q and A with the Pros: Laura Miserez

Q and A with the Pros: Laura Miserez

Grace Bryson, Student Contributor from Washington High School in Washington, Missouri February 8, 2021

Laura Miserez, a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, currently works at “The Missourian” in Washington, Missouri, as a reporter and the publication’s Features Editor. She is also working...

Tasks for a Journalism Teaching Assistant: FERPA Style

Tasks for a Journalism Teaching Assistant: FERPA Style

Christina Geabhart, MJE, 2019 JEA Broadcast Adviser of the Year and journalism adviser at Oak Park High School, Kansas City, Mo January 28, 2021

Many of us are lucky enough to have students as teaching assistants. Some of us have students with too much time on their hands. What meaningful work can they do that still respects all policies of...

Pets of the Pandemic: How a COVID Chronicles Column Took Off at Wantagh High School

Pets of the Pandemic: How a COVID Chronicles Column Took Off at Wantagh High School

Kathleen Flynn, Wantagh High School, Wantagh, NY January 3, 2021

Over the course of the pandemic, many of us have become attached to our pets. There has been a boom in the number of pet adoptions as more and more people have sought out ways to stay happier at home....

Five Journalism Advisers Share Tips for Teaching During COVID-19

Five Journalism Advisers Share Tips for Teaching During COVID-19

SchoolJournalism Staff December 10, 2020

Quarantines, Zooms, Hybrid Schedules, Virtual Classrooms and Meet Ups, oh my! To say teaching during COVID-19 has been a challenge would indeed be an understatement. However, five Journalism Advisers from...

Media Now Expands Online Options

Media Now Expands Online Options

SchoolJournalism Staff December 9, 2020

A message from MediaNow Advisers, we know this year has been tough. It’s been tough for everyone.  Hopefully, we’ve got a couple offers here to help the new year not be so crazy and give you some...

Winners Announced in the Digital Divide Contest

Winners Announced in the Digital Divide Contest

SchoolJournalism Staff November 25, 2020

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Fall 2020 Digital Divide contest. Student journalists were given the opportunity to spotlight what schools and communities are doing to ensure all students...

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The “Digital Divide” Contest for Scholastic Journalists

SchoolJournalism Staff August 21, 2020

COVID-19 continues to impact our nation. As more and more schooling is delivered via eLearning, a spotlight shines on the “digital divide.”   What is a digital divide? It is the uneven distribution...

Shutter Speed Basics - DSLR Tutorial

Shutter Speed Basics – DSLR Tutorial

Michelle Turner, Washington High School (Missouri) Photography and Broadcast Adviser. JEA 2016 Broadcast Adviser of the Year. August 1, 2020

When learning how to operate a DSLR, it is important to understand three critical components to how a camera works; Aperture, ISO, and Shutter Speed. In a previous mini-tutorial, we covered aperture. In...

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