Category: JEA News

JEA selects ‘Dopesick’ as 2019-20 One Book

Great journalism begins with great reporting. Great reporting begins with investigative research. As a model for the great journalism students learn to produce in scholastic media programs, JEA has selected “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America” by Beth Macy as its 2019-2020 One Book. In this comprehensive look into American’s 20-plus…
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Board releases statement on copyright of student work

The Journalism Education Association board passed a statement 7-0 concerning the use of student media by outside outlets without student permission. The statement, which was passed June 10 via electronic vote, began after a member requested it. “We teach students copyright is important. This statement shows JEA cares about the issue and the reproduction of…
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New guide helps journalism teachers navigate Career and Technical Education

A new Career and Technical Education guide is available from the Journalism Education Association. College and career connections have always been a part of publications programs; many skills cross over to career and technical programs such as visual communication, business communication and graphic design. Moving publications from language arts or elective classifications to Career and…
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JEA, SPJ announce essay contest scholarship winners

The Journalism Education Association and the Society of Professional Journalists announce three scholarship winners in the 2019 SPJ/JEA High School Essay Contest. Over 220 students participated in the nationwide contest, which was judged by 30 journalism educators. Established in 1998, the contest is a project of both JEA and SPJ. The topic for the 2019…
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JEA launches national critique training

The Journalism Education Association has developed a free online training designed to serve as a guide to the experience of judging student media for contests or critiques. The course, “Critique training: You be the judge,” provides an opportunity for new and experienced judges to gain professional development and earn a badge as a certified judge.…
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