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Students Record “Check It” Before Signing Off

Before wrapping up their semester-long Journalism class, students recorded the following song about the importance of checking your facts before you publish your stories. Lyrics by Theodore. The song is sung to the tune of Michael Jackson’s “Beat It.” “Check It” They told me that my facts better be clear If they’re not you might […]

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Snapshot: Consumers Enjoy Reading of All Kinds

By Maliha, Domenique, & Leslie People of all age groups enjoy reading every day, even if they choose different ways to read. Some read traditional books in the park, while others use e-readers in the library. What do you use to read a book?

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“Shirley Sherrod: The Full Video” Response

By Leslie In the unedited video of her speech, Shirley Sherrod talked about how she overcame the difficulty of race and separating people by race. Sherrod realized she should not think about what race her clients were when they came to her for help, nor should she favor one race over another.  She realized that it was […]

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E-Book Borrowing on the Rise

By Megan According to Macworld magazine, the popularity of e-books has doubled from 2010 to 2011.  The article says 700 people tried to borrow an e-book or put their names on a wait list to borrow an e-book from their local public library.  In 2010, 1,523 e-books were checked out of local libraries.  In 2011, […]

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Journalism in Action!

Here we are, hard at work on our project. We have been collaborating with professional journalists to learn how to report, and then taking our new skills to the streets to put them to the test. Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.

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