Adviser offers advice on navigating world gone viral after Jimmy Kimmel interview

Adviser offers advice on navigating world gone viral after Jimmy Kimmel interview

| April 25, 2016 | 1 Comments

I was recently interviewed for the Missouri State Teacher’s Association magazine “School and Community.” When asked about the digital age we live in and my thoughts on teaching our students how to handle themselves, I was quoted as saying this: “Freedom of speech doesn’t protect you from making a fool of yourself.” Thanks to recent […]

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JEA/NSPA 2016 Spring National Convention Best of Show & Pacemaker Winners Announced

JEA/NSPA 2016 Spring National Convention Best of Show & Pacemaker Winners Announced

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

From April 14-17, the spring national high school journalism convention took place in Los Angeles. The four days of programming included a variety of sessions, competitions and activities for student journalists to participate in. On Saturday, the Best of Show winners were announced as well as the 2016 Online Pacemaker winners. See the Best of […]

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Think on-line first for student publications

Think on-line first for student publications

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The following was presented at the Los Angeles JEA national high school journalism conference.   Think On-Line First from Michelle Harmon

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Michelle Turner Receives National Broadcast Adviser of the Year Award

Michelle Turner Receives National Broadcast Adviser of the Year Award

| April 18, 2016 | 1 Comments

Michelle Turner, this year’s recipient of the JEA National Broadcast Adviser of the Year, gave her acceptance speech at the Adviser Luncheon at NHSJC in Los Angeles this weekend. Her presentation included video interviews with her students, and a passionate speech based on the themes of love and thankfulness. Michelle advises the Blue Jay Journal at […]

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See this resource if your site is lacking featured images

See this resource if your site is lacking featured images

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

In Lauren Feller’s weekly report from School Newspapers Online, “Fresh Powder,” readers can find a small story with a big treasure trove of sites for free and copyright-free images. “No more stories that lack featured images: Worried you’re not crediting your creative commons images correctly? Is your staff struggling to find featured images for stories? […]

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Follow along with the national high school journalism convention with the #nhsjc hashtag

Follow along with the national high school journalism convention with the #nhsjc hashtag

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

This weekend the 2016 Spring National High School Journalism Convention is taking place in Los Angeles. If you’re not there, the next best thing is following along with the action on Twitter with the hashtag #nhsjc. The convention uses the same hashtag each convention so lock this one into your favorites and follow along next […]

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How to more easily view Page Titles in Google Analytics reports

How to more easily view Page Titles in Google Analytics reports

| April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

I sent out the most recent JEA Digital Media Committee report a few weeks ago that included data from the last six months of the site. Part of the report showed the most visited posts from the site during that time period and I included a screenshot similar to the first one shown in this […]

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Join the JEA Digital Media Committee at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, in Los Angeles (and bring a friend)

Join the JEA Digital Media Committee at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, in Los Angeles (and bring a friend)

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The JEA Digital Media Committee (the group responsible for this site and a host of other things) will be meeting in Los Angeles at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention. The meeting will be 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, in Wilshire Suite A on the 3rd level. It’s an open meeting so please show up […]

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JEA Curriculum Highlight: Stock Video Footage for a Final or Class Project

JEA Curriculum Highlight: Stock Video Footage for a Final or Class Project

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

  From time to time we look at what the JEA Curriculum has to offer.If you’re a JEA member, you can access the lesson talked about below with the link listed if you are logged in to http://curriculum.jea.org/. If you are not a JEA member and would like to access that lesson and the rest of […]

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