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News literacy is the new skill needed by high school, middle school students

December 22, 2011

News Literacy Project to the rescue, founded by LA Times investigative journalist Mission The News Literacy Project (NLP) is an innovative national educational program that mobilizes seasoned journalists...

Sign Up For Weekly Current Events Quiz

December 13, 2011

Did you realize one of the benefits of JEA membership is the weekly current events quiz posted by Candace Bowen? Here's an example of this week's quiz. It's essential that students learn to follow the...

Washington Post picks best editorial cartoons of year

December 13, 2011

The Washington Post’s picks for the best editorial cartoons of 2011 represent a balance of perspectives. To teach lessons about editorial cartoons, use the free teacher's guide Cartoon Handbook with...

Story of tweeting teen who upset Kansas governor — telling the story with new social media app Storify

November 29, 2011

Newspaper columnist Suzanne Tobias of the Wichita (Kansas) Eagle used new social media app Storify to chronicle the tweet heard around the world from a twittering teen on a field trip to the state's capital. For...

Elimination of programs poses threat to scholastic journalism, and what you can do to stop it today

November 22, 2011

Scholastic Journalism Institute White Paper on Threats to Scholastic Journalism Programs Click here: http://thinksji.org/threats-initiative/ti-white-paper/ Among the current threats to journalism...

Tom French’s postscript to Angels and Demons

November 15, 2011

UPDATE: Tom French's postscript to Angels and Demons:  http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/article1201925.ece Watching Oba Chandler die brings relief, but no justice for tormented...

Podcasting students share their tips

November 4, 2011

One of the best ways to drive readers to your website is to include multimedia -- video and audio that changes regularly and provides information or entertainment. Podcasting uses the same skills radio...

The Palo Alto High School Journalism Experience

September 25, 2011

Palo Alto High School -- Journalism Experience Highlights from Palo Alto High School's Journalism Program - 2010-11. Dissertation Study Project, Produced by Ed Madison, University of Oregon. We're...

Witness to History: The photographers of 9/11

September 25, 2011

Witness To History: The photographers of 911 The story of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York, in the words and images of photographers working that day.

Harrower offers online crash course in newspaper layout basics

September 19, 2011

Need a crash course in newspaper layout basics? From the imagination of Tim Harrower, author of Newspaper Designer's Handbook and Inside Reporting, comes his first online tutorial — Story Desig:n Step-By-Step,...

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