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Student Press Review
SPR: Student Press Review – March 2008
In “Ethics of Political Reporting,” Alicia Shephard
, the ombudsman for National Public Radio, said that journalists—especially political journalists—must learn to separate their personal feelings from their professional obligations.
In “Blogs That Matter,” Stephen Miller
of The New York Times
, said that accuracy and good writing make a news blog both useful and credible.
“Good writing makes your blog bubble up to the surface,” Miller said.
In "Press Freedom vs. Press Responsibility,” Marco Mulcahy
, a supervising editor at The Associated Press, spoke about keeping a balance between what is legal and what is ethical in journalism. He gave three tips that journalists should follow and advised student journalists to remember their audience.
The Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) announced its top awards for collegiate and scholastic publications during the week of March 16, 2008 at Columbia University in the City of New York.
The Columbia Scholastic Press Association's 25th annual Gold Circle Awards program, its annual competition for individual achievement by student writers, editors, designers and photographers, attracted 11, 959 entries from colleges, universities and secondary schools throughout the United States.
Six recipients received CSPA's Gold Key at a special luncheon at Columbia University on Friday, March 21, 2008.
Findlay High School (OH) newspaper/broadcast adviser and 2007 Dow Jones Newspaper Teacher of the Year Jim McGonnell spoke about "making a difference" during a luncheon at Columbia University on March 20, 2008.
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