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Media Literacy Contest for Scholastic Journalists is Open

Media Literacy Contest for Scholastic Journalists is Open

SchoolJournalism Staff October 8, 2021

Netflix. TikTok. PBS. Wall Street Journal. ABC. YouTube. CNN. BuzzFeed. National Geographic. Twitter. Wikipedia. CBS. FOX. SnapChat. New York Times. Facebook. Hulu. Facebook. NPR.  The list could...

Making Headlines

Making Headlines

SchoolJournalism Staff September 21, 2021

From yearbooks to newspapers, websites to infographics, and everything in between, headlines are critical to draw in readers. Yet, headlines are often taken for granted and not talked about nearly...

Making Time for Long-Form Journalism

Making Time for Long-Form Journalism

Sophie Goalson (pen name Sophie Lucido Johnson) is a writer and illustrator. Her work has been published in “The New York Times,” “The New Yorker,” and “The Guardian,” as well as other publications....

What Comes Around, Goes Around - The Inverted Pyramids 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...

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