Northwest Scholastic Press

A sampling of stories by Nikole Hannah-Jones

September 22, 2012


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Half of black children in Oregon live in poverty, new census data show Published: Thursday, November 24, 2011 | One of every two black children in Oregon lives in poverty, among the highest rates in the nation, new U.S. Census Bureau data show. An estimated 49.3 percent of the state's 20,000 black ch...

Award-winning reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones to keynote Press Day

Award-winning reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones to keynote Press Day

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor

September 21, 2012


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By Rob Melton Journalists like Nikole Hannah-Jones have to dig for the truth, because truth is only possible when reporters and editors gather all the facts and subject those facts to the process of verification by two or more sources. The goal of this process is objectivity. Hannah-Jones will speak to Oregon high sch...

Five great reasons to attend Fall Press Day Oct. 24, 2012

September 1, 2012


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Students and advisers will gather for this year's NWSP Fall Press Day on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 at University of Oregon  in Eugene, Oregon in the Erb Memorial Union. In addition to membership discounts for this NWSP event, there are many reasons this year's conference will kick off the best year ever for...

SEE. THINGS. DIFFERENTLY.

July 25, 2012


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Northwest Scholastic Press at University of Oregon. Watch for our postcard announcing upcoming events. You can always check this website's calendar for a complete list of upcoming events, activities, workshops and classes. In the meantime, if you've got a great photograph or story that illustrates...

What would you tell others about Fall Press Day?

November 29, 2011


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My students came back with a better understanding of their publications and a broader view of life. FPD is a clear testimony to the power of reporting in every format. 11/10/2011 6:53 AM If you've never been, go. If you've been, then you know how excellent it is. 11/7/2011 4:04 PM Definit...

Why conventions matter, and why NASSP approves of national conventions

November 21, 2011


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WHY CONVENTIONS MATTER A quick resource in support of national journalism conventions and their impact on teachers, students Journalism Education Association (JEA) and National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) conventions serve the educational program by providing opportunities beyond those available...

Tom French’s postscript to Angels and Demons

November 15, 2011


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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 husband and father - St. Peter www.tampabay.com STARKE — Hal Rogers felt no need to watch ...

Fall Press Day a success

October 28, 2011


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Fall press day was well-attended, the learning opportunities were fantastic, advisers and students were buzzing with new ideas, awards were won and the keynotes were fantastic. What more can you ask for at Fall Press Day? Students and advisers took advantage of a rich selection of classes on a wide...

Don’t wait, check out convention schedule and program now

October 27, 2011


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Headed to the JEA/NSPA convention in Minneapolis Nov. 17-20? You don't have to wait until you get there to find out what's going on and make plans to attend sessions, meet friends and mix with other students and advisers from across America. View or download the program today. Open publication - Free publishing...

Fall Press Day 2011 Write-Offs Winners

October 27, 2011


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42 students won awards at the NWSP 2011 Press Day Write-offs. Here are the winners: Newswriting: Amy Laube Marshfield Excellent Adam Olander Gladstone Honorable Mention Editorial Writing: Megan Ferguson Tualatin Excellent Micah Lindstrom Tigard Excellent Melina Hunt Parkrose Honorable Mentio...

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