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Protect free speech for student media

February 11, 2014


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President’s Day on Feb. 17 is a great time to remember and celebrate press freedoms. Abraham Lincoln said, “Let the people know the facts, and the country will be safe.” This sentiment is no less true today. For a 21st-century look at press freedom, read Three P’s to Protect Free Speech for Student Media by Dr. Erica Salkin for PBS MediaShift....

Scholastic Journalism Week Feb. 16-22

February 11, 2014


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The Journalism Education Association has scheduled Feb. 16-22 as Scholastic Journalism Week. The goal of the week is to share the love. You can find out more information and ways to celebrate journalism in your school community at jea.org or on the Facebook page. Think about sharing your love for the wor...

Students, apply now for the opportunity to learn from professional journalists this summer

December 17, 2013


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JCamp 2014 will be hosted by Emerson College in Boston from July 29 to Aug. 3. JCamp is a six-day intensive journalism training for high school students. Students learn from professional journalists and get hands-on training in writing, photography, television broadcasting, online media and reporting....

Sign up for investigative reporting program by Jan. 31 to receive discount

December 9, 2013


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Interested in investigative reporting? Boston University’s New England Center for Investigative Reporting is offering two-week programs in July and August. Any student who enrolls by Jan. 31 will receive $100 off the price of tuition. For more information, visit http://necir-bu.org/training/hs-journalism-workshop/....

Youth Journalism Initiative to focus on skills development and teaching tools

December 6, 2013


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The ASNE Youth Journalism Initiative's sponsored contests will end on Dec. 8. Feedback has indicated a higher interest in the Initiative's promotion of skills development, sharing of lesson plans, and creation of teaching and learning tools. The final winners of the contests will be notified by Dec....

ASNE sponsors Principal’s Guide to Scholastic Journalism

November 20, 2013


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The American Society of News Editors is pleased to sponsor the publication of the Principal’s Guide to Scholastic Journalism through its Youth Journalism Initiative. The book's latest revisions offer a comprehensive look at how administrators can support exemplary scholastic journalism. Supporting...

Bring journalists into your classroom

November 7, 2013


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Enhance classroom learning with Poynter's video replays of journalists, newsmakers, bloggers and war correspondents in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America. Each session is accompanied by readings, analysis and discussion activities. Students will learn the challenges foreign corresponde...

News videos with Videolicious

October 28, 2013


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Watch replays of the free webinar from Poynter on "Effective News Videos with Videolicious." Alan Haburchak, video evangelist at Videolicious and a member of the faculty at Columbia Journalism School, will discuss how to get started creating videos. He'll show examples of videos automatically edite...

Take a beginning-journalists survey

ASNE, Youth Journalism Initiative

October 18, 2013


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Poynter launched a new survey to learn what skills, attitudes and knowledge a beginning journalist should have. As a thank you for participating in the survey, they are offering 35 percent off any Webinar or Webinar replay. Take the Future of Journalism Competencies survey here....

Searchlights and Sunglasses

ASNE, Youth Journalism Initiative

October 18, 2013


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Searchlights and Sunglasses, a new digital book and learning tool from the Knight Foundation's Eric Newton, has been released. The resource examines the challenges facing journalism and journalism education in the future and promotes the importance of digital innovation. Check it out at searchlightsandsunglasses.org. For a blog post with more information about the bo...