"Journalism"

Better Articles Make Better Yearbooks

While students love scanning through the yearbook to check out pictures of their friends and themselves, the articles in the book are also a major part of the final product. The articles in your yearbook help to give an accurate portrayal of student life, and illustrate what makes the school special. In order to make Better Articles Make Better Yearbooks

Categories: Journalism, Writing Tips

Back to Basics – Student Press Legal Rights & Responsibilities

By Nicole Hammond, Professional Development Trainer The 1st Amendment of the US Constitution guarantees freedom of the press, and student publications such as yearbooks have enjoyed the benefits of some of those freedoms. The 1969 Supreme Court ruling in Tinker V Des Moines upheld a student’s right to free expression at school, after a group Back to Basics – Student Press Legal Rights & Responsibilities

Categories: Journalism

Scholastic Journalism Week has begun!

Scholastic Journalism Week is here! The Journalism Education Association’s annual week of celebration focuses on promoting the importance and benefits of teaching journalism in schools. Students who participate are not only learning about why they love to be a part of their school’s media programs, they also learn how to reach out to their fellow Scholastic Journalism Week has begun!

Categories: Contests & Awards, Journalism