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Join the JEA Digital Media Committee at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 12 , in San Diego (and bring a friend)

Join the JEA Digital Media Committee at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 12 , in San Diego (and bring a friend)

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The JEA Digital Media Committee (the group responsible for this site and a host of other things) will be meeting in San Diego at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention. The meeting will be 8 a.m. on Saturday, April, in Aqua 313, Level 3. It’s an open meeting so please show up and […]

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14 Takeaways From Journalism Interactive 2014

14 Takeaways From Journalism Interactive 2014

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

I made it to my first Journalism Interactive Conference this past weekend. It was held at the University of Maryland and filled with great speakers. While I probably could give you 140 takeaways I left with, here are 14 that jumped out at me (in no particular order — they’re all great). 1. Richard Hernandez’s […]

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Join a pro online April 11 to talk data as part of the “Conversations with Journalists who Code” series

Join a pro online April 11 to talk data as part of the “Conversations with Journalists who Code” series

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seven two person teams from around the country will be selected to participate in a pilot project to connect student journalists with working digital professionals during the JEA/NSPA convention this April.  On Friday, April 11, Geoff McGhee, currently at Stanford University, formerly at The New York Times, Le Monde and ABC, will participate in an online conversation during the convention’s Friday morning Break […]

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Like Getty Images, should school sites share free photos?

Like Getty Images, should school sites share free photos?

| March 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

High school photographers and staff may wish to consider a cautionary tale playing out in professional media, namely Getty Images. Getty recently made a decision to remove its watermark from online photographs and share photos on the web for free, labeling the move a strategic survival tactic for photographers and the company. My high school […]

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The New York Times Learning Network offers a real-life editorial opportunity

The New York Times Learning Network offers a real-life editorial opportunity

| February 26, 2014 | 1 Comments

Students and teams of students can write on topics that matter to them, and potentially earn online publication in The Learning Network (Teaching and Learning with the New York Times). It’s a neat, real-life opportunity that can go far beyond the March 17, 2014 deadline. The link to the first-ever contest also provides a rubric […]

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Inqscribe or Dragon Dictate: transcription/dictation software not all equal

Inqscribe or Dragon Dictate: transcription/dictation software not all equal

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

I won’t pretend to be an expert in this area, but I will be glad to share my recent experience with two dictation/transcription software programs I tried. When I want to get something done, I can be a little impulsive.  So, upon returning from the Journalism Education Association (JEA) Boston conference in November with fresh […]

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SNO recognition badges offer staff incentives

SNO recognition badges offer staff incentives

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lettering in a sport is important to many high school athletes.  Perhaps earning badges will become a source of such an honor for scholastic journalists. School Newspapers Online (SNO) has created a recognition program in which SNO sites can qualify for badges, based on areas of continuous coverage site excellence story page excellence excellence in writing multimedia, […]

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Hosting a 2014 Summer Digital Media Workshop? Tell us about it.

Hosting a 2014 Summer Digital Media Workshop? Tell us about it.

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

If your organization is hosting a summer journalism workshop that has a digital media component to it, we’d love to hear about it and list it on our “2014 Workshops” page. Just fill out the form below and we’ll get you added. Thanks! You can find the form here.

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Factors to consider when starting a Broadcast Journalism program

Factors to consider when starting a Broadcast Journalism program

| January 15, 2014 | 1 Comments

Where do you begin? What do you need to ask for? What do you want to be? Those are major questions. This post is meant to serve as a resource of ideas, best practices, personal opinions and ultimately, a comprehensive guide to prepare you for the journey of beginning a broadcast journalism program. I will […]

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