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APRIL TOOLS: Interactive images possible with ThingLink

April 13, 2015

This is the second in a series of stories about useful online tools for journalists. Check back weekly for the next April Tools installments! The ability to engage readers with interactive content is one of the primary benefits of digital journalism, and one useful tool for creating such content is Thi...

APRIL TOOLS: Storify offers a simple way to go social

April 6, 2015

This is the first in a series of stories about useful online tools for journalists. Check back weekly for the next April Tools installments! Storify offers an easy way to tell stories using posts that people have made public on their social media channels. There are countless ways a creative studen...

Scholastic journalism organizations provide network of support

March 30, 2015

The resources that scholastic journalism organizations offer are invaluable in fostering growth and improvement for advisers and their staffs even when student media budgets are tight. Here’s a quick rundown of the benefits offered by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, the Journalism Education...

Think carefully about April Fools’ Day content to avoid legal, ethical problems

March 21, 2015

Student journalists famously use April 1 as an annual opportunity to publish humorous material. Although some of these attempts at humor are successful, students should think carefully about April Fools’ Day content so that they retain their credibility come April 2. “Failed attempts at humor...

One week left to apply to Reynolds High School Journalism Institute

March 6, 2015

Applications for the 2015 Reynolds High School Journalism Institute are due March 15. The Institute is the premier summer workshop for secondary-school advisers and provides wide-­ranging journalism education and hands-­on experience. The 2015 Institute will include one week of on-campus training...

Two-week extension: Reynolds High School Journalism Institute applications due March 15

February 27, 2015

Applications for the 2015 Reynolds High School Journalism Institute are due March 15. The Institute is the premier summer workshop for secondary-school advisers and provides wide-­ranging journalism education and hands-­on experience. All travel, housing and instructional expenses, as well as option...

Students, apply now for free JCamp and JSHOP workshops

February 23, 2015

Students selected for the nationally recognized JCamp and JSHOP summer workshops will receive free, hands-on journalism training from experts in the field. These multicultural experiences covering virtually every aspect of journalism are open to all high school students. JCamp, the Asian American Journalists Association’s s...

Apply for the Reynolds High School Journalism Institute by March 1

February 23, 2015

Applications for the 2015 Reynolds High School Journalism Institute are due March 1. The Institute is the premier summer workshop for secondary-school advisers and provides wide-­ranging journalism education and hands-­on experience. The 2015 Institute will include one week of on-campus training...

High school journalists stream video online thanks to mobile gear giveaway

February 17, 2015

The journalism department at Fort Osage High School in Independence, Missouri, got a pleasant surprise recently when they were selected to receive one of 10 mobile gear bags given away by MobileVideoDIY. To celebrate the launch of its website and help teachers and student journalists get started, Mob...

Reynolds High School Journalism Institute alumnus starts Rookie Reporters project

February 9, 2015

Countless alumni of the Reynolds High School Journalism Institute have used the skills it taught to do amazing things, including winning the Dow Jones News Fund Teacher of the Year Award and revamping entire journalism programs. Administered by the American Society of News Editors’ Youth Journalism...