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What the Big Deal About Attribution?

What’ the Big Deal About Attribution?

SchoolJournalism Staff July 12, 2022

(Note to Advisers: consider reviewing this article with students. Also included is a printable crossword, an activity sheet and a Kahoot! to use with students.)  As a journalism student, learning the...

Judges Select Two Winners for the Sixth Annual First Amendment Matters PSA Contest

Judges Select Two Winners for the Sixth Annual First Amendment Matters PSA Contest

SchoolJournalism Staff May 20, 2022

The Sixth Annual First Amendment Matters PSA contest was challenging for our three judges. Unfortunately, over half of the entries did not follow the guidelines provided. It’s critical entrants follow...

Its time for the Sixth Annual First Amendment Matters PSA Contest

It’s time for the Sixth Annual First Amendment Matters PSA Contest

SchoolJournalism Staff March 10, 2022

SchoolJournalism.org cordially invites YOU to enter the The First Amendment Matters PSA contest. Over the past six years of this contest, teachers like Stacy Gerst have used this as an opportunity...

Where On Earth Are Story Ideas? Tips and Tricks for Finding Story Ideas With a BONUS Review Worksheet

Where On Earth Are Story Ideas? Tips and Tricks for Finding Story Ideas With a BONUS Review Worksheet

SchoolJournalism Staff February 2, 2022

Scholastic journalists and their advisers may find themselves on the struggle bus when it comes to locating fresh story ideas. Here are some kernels of wisdom to help get those ideas flowing when (or...

Winners Announced in the SchoolJournalism Media Literacy Contest

Winners Announced in the SchoolJournalism Media Literacy Contest

SchoolJournalism Staff January 4, 2022

This past fall, SchoolJournalism posed a question for student journalists to seek the answer to: What are schools doing to include Media Literacy in their curriculum?   After reviewing the submissions,...

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...

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