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From Sweden to Missouri – MUJW has International Appeal

From Sweden to Missouri – MUJW has International Appeal

August 23, 2016


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Sophie Olsson Barnekow is starting 11th grade at Stockholm International School in Sweden. Last year one of her friends from the USA told her about the Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop, MUJW. Once Sophie looked at the website, she decided to apply. “When I found out I was accepted, I didn't...

Journalism Advisers Offer Advice for the New School Year

August 7, 2016


Filed under Lesson Plans, Recent News, School News Hub, Teachers

Schools across America are gearing up for a new year. Both new and experienced journalism advisers are about to set into motion the production of yearbooks, newspapers, websites, television shows, and more. The first few days and weeks of school help set the pace and tone for journalism staffs. At...

Academy of Scholastic Broadcasting

Academy of Scholastic Broadcasting

Michelle Turner, MIPA Vice President

July 21, 2016


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The 2016 ASB Workshop took place in Springfield, Mo July 10–15. 28 teachers from 15 states attended the 16th annual beginner’s workshop to hone their skills as scholastic broadcast journalism instructors. The "boot camp" nature of the workshop offers presentations followed by hands-on applications of...

Students spread news through Rookie Reporters program

June 23, 2016


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Courtesy of Sedalia (Mo.) School District 200 Journalism students in Sedalia, Missouri, are expanding their community’s knowledge of school-related news and events through a partnership with the local newspaper. Rookie Reporters is a pilot program sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at ...

Opportunities for students on summer vacation abound!

June 16, 2016


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Students wondering what to do on their summer vacation should be sure to check out the many opportunities and tools available at SchoolJournalism.org. Opportunities abound for students interested in journalism and digital communication! Students can jump start their career or just have fun with Schoo...

Missouri Interscholastic Press Association to continue legacy of ASNE’s Youth Journalism Initiative

June 8, 2016


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The American Society of News Editors announced today the legacy of its 15-year Youth Journalism Initiative will be carried forward by the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association located at the Missouri School of Journalism in Columbia, Missouri. As of July 1, MIPA plans to continue operating the Youth J...

Students earn prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards

June 3, 2016


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Student winners of the 48th annual Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards traveled to Washington, D.C. to receive their honors on May 25.  Becca Kristofferson, Jacob Jaeger, Dylan Goodman and Seamus Levin won in the broadcast category for “The Jellybean Jar of Life: Nick’s Story.” They attend Mexico High School in Mexico, Mi...

Memorial Day videos and lessons honor soldiers who sacrificed their lives

May 25, 2016


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Millions of Americans will celebrate the 2016 Memorial Day Weekend with parades, airshows and other activities to honor those who died in service to our nation. Teachers can educate students about the importance of Memorial Day and its impact with the videos and resources below. Whether used as full-length...

Teach students mobile-video skills with step-by-step lessons

May 11, 2016


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Teachers looking for capstone or end-of-the-year projects can send their students to MobileVideoDIY.com. The website features eight 50-minute lessons that guide students in using their smartphones and other mobile devices to create videos. To review and download the lessons, click here! The lessons are aligned to the Common Core State Standards an...

Interactive images possible with Thinglink

May 4, 2016


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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 ThingLink. By enabling users to annotate images or videos with multimedia content, ThingLink offers a multitude of creative ways to tell stories. Te...