Northwest Scholastic Press

Missouri Media Adviser Named 2011 High School Teacher of the Year

September 13, 2011


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PRINCETON, N.J. (Sept. 13, 2011) – The Dow Jones News Fund has named Aaron Manfull of Francis Howell North High School, St. Charles, Mo., the 2011 National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year. He advises the award-winning newsmagazine North Star, FHNtoday.com, yearbook, broadcast and the ...

Free ethics training for you and your students streaming live Sept. 15…

September 12, 2011


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Tattoos, jerseys, scandal and secrets mean more in today’s headlines than ever before, and at the Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop, top sports journalists and ethics professionals will discuss all of the “Foul Play” happening in athletics at the collegiate and professional levels. The seve...

CJET: How student journalists covered 911

September 9, 2011


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Attack on America [PDF]. Like their professional counterparts, scholastic publications produced supplements and extra editions following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. JEA's quarterly magazine, Communication: Journalism Education Today, provided a gallery of some of those publications, includ...

Be a lean, mean advertising machine

September 9, 2011


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Advertising: Sell your way to the top. Nothing happens until someone sells something and someone buys something, the old saying goes. Advertising is how we bring together buyer and seller around a common interest. Having trouble selling your ad program? Learn how to be a lean, mean selling machine with th...

How much did you spend out-of-pocket last year?

September 1, 2011


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<strong>By Rob Melton</strong> The last time my students entered NWSP's Publications Olympics, the check I wrote from my (and my wife's) personal checking account was $125. It was worth every penny when I saw their eyes light up at our end-of-the year staff celebration. They appreciated...

Start year by really getting to know each other

August 29, 2011


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<strong>By Rob Melton</strong> Knowing each other well, it turns out, is the key to success in group work. Researchers discovered that groups which were successful were ones in which individuals knew a great deal about themselves and about the others in their group. Featured this week is...

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