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  • Celebrating Scholastic Journalism

    9:02 PM Feb. 24, 2009 — by News University

    It's that time of year again, when our friends at the Journalism Education Association celebrate Scholastic Journalism Week. This year also marks the 40th anniversary of Tinker v. Des Moines, the landmark Supreme Court ruling that protects students' constitutional right to free speech.

    We want to thank all those teachers who have shown countless students the value of the First Amendment and the essential role of journalism in preserving democracy.

  • Ethics for Bloggers - A Workshop Archive

    4:03 AM Oct. 16, 2008 — by News University

    Here at Access, we're always excited to find an online archive of a conference or workshop. We think it's the next best thing to attending the live event, and you can view the archive on your schedule.

    Whose Rules?” a Poynter/Kent State Media Ethics Workshop, is no exception. This September 2008 workshop focuses on the ethics of blogging and how the need to publish quickly and frequently squares with traditional journalistic values.

  • Covering the Olympics, Covering China

    5:12 PM Aug. 05, 2008 — by News University

    Whether you're one of the 20,000 journalists traveling to China for the Olympics, covering the games from home or just interested in the challenges and opportunities facing foreign journalists in China, be sure to check out "Reporting in China: The Olympics & Beyond."

  • Grammar School with Style

    4:02 PM Aug. 05, 2008 — by News University

    Newsroom 101 can help you master the basics of grammar and AP style with more than 1,900 easy-to-use exercises. The site is great for reporters, editors, students and others who want to write with accuracy and clarity. In fact, the examples are so simple that parents might even use them to help school-age children with their homework.