Award-winning Virginia high school journalism teacher named new NWSP director

Award-winning Virginia high school journalism teacher named new NWSP director

Rob Melton
July 18
Filed under NW PERSPECTIVE, PRESS RELEASE, SOJC, STAFF, WHO'S WHO IN OREGON SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM

Anthony Whitten has been selected the next director of Northwest Scholastic Press and the Scholastic Journalism Outreach Coordinator for the SOJC after a year-long nation-wide search. Anthony Whitten taught for 12 years in northern Virginia. He spent seven years advising The Guardian yearbook...

Mary Beth Tinker to speak on student rights at ACLU Oregon meeting March 13 in Portland

Mary Beth Tinker to speak on student rights at ACLU Oregon meeting March 13 in Portland

February 26
Filed under FIRST AMENDMENT, PRESS RELEASE, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized

Date: 03/13/2014 - 5:00pm Location: Tonkon Torp, 888 SW Fifth Ave, 16th Floor, Portland Mary Beth Tinker was the plaintiff in the landmark ACLU case that established free expression rights for students and teachers in schools, Tinker v. Des Moines. Mary Beth will discuss her case, the ri...

“Fall Press Day” at UO for Oregon middle and high school journalists

Guru Amar Khalsa, NWSP Intern
October 11
Filed under FALL PRESS DAY, PRESS RELEASE, Uncategorized

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Oct. 9, 2013) -- More than 500 middle and high school journalists across Oregon have an opportunity to improve their craft during Fall Press Day at the University of Oregon. The Northwest Scholastic Press Association and the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication...

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

November 29
Filed under LEARNING CENTER, LESSONS, LIBRARY, PRESS RELEASE, SOCIAL MEDIA, STUDENT PRESS LAW CENTER, Uncategorized

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 a look at two different ways the newspaper presented the story, here is the link to the news...

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