Category: JEA News

Leaders hope to reach new audiences at SXSW EDU 2020

With the message that journalistic storytelling not only benefits students in scholastic media programs but moves the needle globally for more informed, engaged, empathetic citizens, JEA Executive Director Kelly Glasscock, CJE, and President Sarah Nichols, MJE, proposed a SXSW EDU 2020 campfire session open for voting through Aug. 23, 2019.   “Gen Alpha Can Save…
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Ohio instructor to assume C:JET copy editing role

Beth Butler, an adjunct instructor at Kent State University in North Canton, Ohio, will be the copy editor for JEA’s magazine — Communication: Journalism Education Today — beginning this fall. “The change brought on by the retirement of long-time assistants Howard Spanogle and Connie Fulkerson opened a new door to bring in someone new, at least…
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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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