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What Comes Around, Goes Around - The Inverted Pyramid's Popularity Soars in a Digital Age

What Comes Around, Goes Around – The Inverted Pyramid’s Popularity Soars in a Digital Age

SchoolJournalism Staff July 6, 2021

There are instances where a tried and true reporting process can seem stagnant and worn out. One may even feel something is too old school to be relevant in a digital age. However, this is not the case...

A Lesson in Bokeh

A Lesson in Bokeh

Michelle Anne Turner, 2016 JEA Broadcast Teacher of the Year with 25 years of experience in educating students in Journalism and Photography May 26, 2021

Bokeh results in visually appealing photographs. It forces viewers to focus their attention on one main focal point, while the background of the image becomes a unique blur. Often, that blur takes the...

Spring 2021 First Amendment Matters Contest Winners

Spring 2021 First Amendment Matters Contest Winners

SchoolJournalism Staff May 18, 2021

One-third of Americans currently believe the First Amendment “goes too far.” Limiting our freedoms was not the intention of the founding fathers. That is why SchoolJournalism has hosted the First Amendment...

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...

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