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1 MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILLIAMSTOWN, NEW JERSEY Williamstown High School Journalism September 2004 Revised by: Lisa Francks Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction Lesley McGiboney

2 Monroe Township Public Schools Williamstown, NJ Philosophy of Education The administration, faculty, and staff of Monroe Township Public Schools, in cooperation with parent and the community, and with active participation of the students, are committed to viewing each other as individuals, respecting each person s uniqueness, and setting high expectations for all students. The school system will assist each student to become a contributing member of our society by providing a learning environment that is responsive to the needs of the individual student, community, and changing society by providing a learning environment that nurtures values and morals. This environment will be conducive to acquisition of knowledge, as well as to the development of problem solving, critical thinking, and organizational skills. We will provide a learning environment that is responsive to the needs of the individual student, community, and changing society. We will aid our students in developing responsible behavior, a positive attitude toward themselves and others, the necessary life skills to become productive citizens and lifetime learners. We accept the challenge and responsibility of accomplishing these goals. Revised: August, 1996

3 Williamstown High School Williamstown, NJ Mission Statement Williamstown High School provides an atmosphere where our students become responsible, productive citizens, and life-long learners. BELIEFS Students are responsible for their education and are accountable for their actions and decisions. Students and staff respect all people regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, and sexual orientation. Students, regardless of learning styles and abilities, need to be challenged and inspired in order to achieve their full potential. Students and staff are provided a safe and supportive environment in which they can pursue their educational goals. High expectations are communicated to the students from all members of the school s community. Effective education is a student, staff, and community partnership, which prepares students for the future in a technologically changing society. High school personnel serve as catalysts for academic and personal success for all students. Revised: 2004

4 Williamstown High School Williamstown, NJ Language Arts Literacy Department Philosophy The Language Arts Literacy Department is dedicated to enabling all students to achieve literacy. Students are encouraged to think creatively and expressively while acquiring skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing. Through the acquisition of these skills, students should develop the ability to function in their personal, educational, and professional lives. The Language Arts Literacy department is committed not only to providing students with the skills needed to pass the HSPA but also to developing these skills beyond a level of minimum proficiency. In addition, the department will promote a positive attitude toward the English language by exploring literature and encouraging students to foster an interest in reading. Revised: August 1999

5 Monroe Township Public Schools Williamstown, NJ Purpose Statement Journalism is designed to introduce students to the basic principles of news writing, editing, design, and other outlets for news. Students are taught various types of newspaper writing and layout. In addition, they learn about the history, law, and ethics of journalism, and they examine the role of the mass media in our society. An understanding of journalistic writing and editing is important. Students learn not only to write journalistic prose but also how to judge what they read, and how to critically evaluate the communication arts in their lives. Students engage in learning journalistic theory, and they are given the opportunity to be involved in the actual process of putting together a publication, the school newspaper. Students are also exposed to the newest forms of technology in the field of journalism.

6 COURSE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS COURSE: Journalism CREDITS: Five (5) REQUIRED: No WEIGHTED FOR CLASS RANK: No PREREQUISTITES: None PROFICIENCIES: WILLIAMSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL Williamstown, New Jersey Study the history and development of the American media. 2 Analyze the fundamentals of press law. 3 Examine how newspapers fit into the overall field of journalism 4 Construct a straight news story in the correct format and recognize the five W s. 5 Prepare newspaper copy in a professional manner 6 Study various techniques for reporting events. 7 Identify the various newsgathering techniques used by reporters and use interviewing skills. 8 Recognize how feature writing differs from straight news writing and practice both types of writing. 9 Recognize different material on the editorial page and write an effective editorial. 10 Recognize how sports and features are handled in the paper. 11 Practice reading and editing copy and practice page layout. 12 Study the mechanics of headline writing. 13 Analyze the fundamentals of broadcast news. 14 Analyze the fundamentals of advertising. 15 Explore the use of technology in the field of journalism.

7 Williamstown High School Williamstown, New Jersey Sequence Of Skills 1) History of journalism 2) Fundamentals of press law 3) Assigned journalistic terms and their application 4) Inverted pyramid writing style 5) The five W s 6) style 7) Writing leads 8) Gathering the news 9) Attribution 10) Interviewing techniques 11) Writing features, sports, and columns 12) Advertising fundamental 13) Headline mechanics 14) Reading and editing copy 15) Writing news for broadcast 16) technology

8 MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN Focus Topic #1 Students will study the history and development of the American media. Content Students will: 1.1 Understand that the history of journalism parallels the social and political history of the country. 1.2 Recognize the impact of the media on today s society. 1.3 Recognize that public confidence in the media has declined. 1.4 Examine the role mass media has in society 1.1 2,3, ,3,4, ,4, ,3, ,3,4, ,4, ,3, ,3,4, ,4, ,3, ,3,4, ,4,5 newspapers Content s

9 Focus Topic #2 Students will analyze the fundamentals of press law. Content Students will be able: 2.1 To examine the first amendment as it applies to the school press and the press in general. 2.2 To identify the rights of both administrators and students in the school press. 2.3 To examine various types of censorship as it applies to the first amendment. 2.4 To distinguish between libel and slander. 2.5 To identify the elements that constitutes libel. 2.6 To examine laws that restricts the use of the camera in the courtroom. 2.7 To identify elements that constitutes obscenity in the press. 2.8 To examine the invasion of privacy laws and identify what constitutes invasion of privacy. 2.9 To examine shield laws and understand how they protect confidentiality. MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN 2.1 2,3, ,2,3,4,7,12, ,2,4,5, ,3, ,2,3,4,7,12, ,2,4,5, ,3, ,2,3,4,7,12, ,2,4,5, ,3, ,2,3,4,7,12, ,2,4,5, ,3, ,2,3,4,7,12, ,2,4,5, ,3, ,2,3,4,7,12, ,2,4,5, ,3, ,2,3,4,7,12, ,2,4,5, ,3, ,2,3,4,7,12, ,2,4,5, ,3, ,2,3,4,7,12, ,2,4,5, To examine copyright laws ,3, ,2,3,4,7,12, ,2,4,5, To recognize the responsibilities and code of ethics of the press ,3, ,2,3,4,7,12, ,2,4,5, To examine broadcast and advertising regulations as they apply to the first amendment 2.13 To examine student free speech rights and responsibilities ,3, ,2,3,4,7,12, ,2,4,5, ,3, ,2,3,4,7,12, ,2,4,5,6 Newspapers & magazines

10 MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN Focus Topic #3 To examine how newspapers fit into the overall filed of journalism. Content Students will be able: 3.1 To identify the various instruments of the mass media. 3.2 To identify the different types of publications in the print media. 3.3 To describe the differences between school newspapers and trade newspapers. 3.4 To examine tabloids and recognize elements of yellow journalism. 3.5 To identify the three functions of a newspaper: business, mechanical, editorial. 3.6 To identify and define elements that makes events newsworthy. 3.7 To develop news judgment through studying the elements of news. Content s ,12, ,2,3,4,8 1,2,3,4,5,12,13 1,2,4,5 1,2,3,4,8 1,2,3,4,5,12,13 1,2,4,5 1,2,3,4,8 1,2,3,4,5,12,13 1,2,4,5 1,2,3,4,8 1,2,3,4,5,12,13 1,2,4,5 1,2,3,4,8 1,2,3,4,5,12,13 1,2,4,5 1,2,3,4,8 1,2,3,4,5,12,13 1,2,4,5 1,2,3,4,8 1,2,3,4,5,12,13 1,2,4,5 Newspapers and magazines

11 MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN Focus Topic #4 Students will construct a straight news story in the correct format and recognize the five W s. Content 4.1 To arrange a news story in the inverted pyramid style , 3, 5, 9, 11, , 6, 12, , 2, To recognize how a straight news story is constructed , 3, 5, 9, 11, , 6, 12, , 2, To identify the basic principles of good news writing. 4.4 To identify the five W s in a news story. 4.5 To recognize the purpose and use of chronological order in a news story. 4.6 To distinguish between straight news leads and feature leads , 3, 5, 9, 11, , 3, 5, 9, 11, , 3, 5, 9, 11, , 3, 5, 9, 11, , 3, 5, 9, 11, , 6, 12, , 6, 12, , 6, 12, , 6, 12, , 6, 12, , 2, , 2, , 2, , 2, , 2, To identify and write summary leads that emphasizes each of the five W s , 3, 5, 9, 11, , 6, 12, , 2, To identify and write feature leads for a news story. Newspapers & magazines Content s

12 Content MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN FOCUS TOPIC #5 Students will prepare newspaper copy in a professional manner that achieves uniformity and consistency. 5.1 To recognize that story manuscripts (copy) should be written in a consistent orderly manner. 5.2 To prepare copy following standard newspaper rules. 5.3 To recognize the importance of a stylebook. 5.4 To define the rules of identification, punctuation, and capitalization that is used in news writing. 5.5 To develop the body of a news story correctly using transitions and attribution. 5.6 To avoid the use of jargon, slang, and sexist language Content s , 4, 5, , 5, 6, 12, , 2, , 4, 5, , 5, 6, 12, , 2, , 4, 5, , 5, 6, 12, , 2, , 4, 5, , 5, 6, 12, , 2, , 4, 5, , 5, 6, 12, , 2, , 4, 5, , 5, 6, 12, , 2, 5

13 Content MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN FOCUS TOPIC #6 Students will study various techniques for reporting events. 6.1 To distinguish between coverage stories and advance stories. 6.2 To understand the importance of precise fact gathering in covering a story. 6.3 To practice finding a new angle for a news story. 6.4 To recognize the purpose of an obituary and how it should be written. 6.5 To examine follow ups and rewrites. 6.6 To practice writing a news story based on acts given. 6.7 To understand the importance of teamwork and cooperation in covering a story. 6.8 To recognize how printed material such as press releases, bulletins, and circulars may be used as news sources. 6.9 To recognize the importance of eyewitness reporting. Content s , , 3, 6, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 5 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 5 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 5 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 5 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 5 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 5 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 5 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 5 newspapers

14 Content MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN FOCUS TOPIC #7 Students will identify various newsgathering techniques used by reporters and will use interviewing skills. 7.1 To learn how to conduct a personal interview, a fact interview, and a group interview. 7.2 To understand the importance of being well prepared for an interview. 7.3 To understand the importance of interview questions and to practice writing interview questions. 7.4 To learn how to properly and effectively use quotes in an interview story. 7.5 To practice techniques for preparing and conducting an interview. 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 13 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 13 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 13 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 13 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 13 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 4, 5, To write an interview story. 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 13 5, 6, 14 1, 2, 4, 5, To formulate questions for an inquiring reporter and to practice gathering responses. 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 13 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 4, 5, To examine surveys and to learn how to use a survey as an interviewing technique. 7.9 To prepare and conduct a survey and write a survey article. Content s , 3, 5, 6, 9, 13 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 13 5, 6, 14 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 newspapers

15 Content MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN FOCUS TOPIC #8 Students will recognize how feature writing differs from straight news writing and will practice both types of writing. 8.1 Tom list the differences between feature writing and straight news writing. 8.2 To identify special features in a newspaper. 8.3 To list the characteristics of a standard feature story. 8.4 To identify feature leads and understand how they differ from summary leads. 8.5 To identify and examine different types of feature stories (human interest news features. Personality features.) 8.6 To identify the news peg in a feature story. 8.7 To recognize and understand the purpose of a feature column. 8.8 To write a standard feature story. 8.9 To examine critical reviews in the paper To distinguish between critical and expository reviews To practice writing a review after examining some type of art (viewing a movie, listening to a musical recording, etc.) Content s , , 3, 5, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 5 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 5 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 5 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 5 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 5 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 5 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 5 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 14 1, 2, 5 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 5 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 12, 13, 14 1, 2, 5 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 13 5, 6, 14 1, 2, 5

16 Content MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN FOCUS TOPIC #9 Students will recognize different types of material on the editorial page and learn to structure and write an effective editorial. 9.1 To examine the components of the editorial page. 9.2 To describe the purpose of the editorial page and editorial policy. 9.3 To distinguish between objective and subjective information. 9.4 To identify different types of editorial: argument and persuasion, information, tribute.) 9.5 To recognize the purpose of an editorial. 9.6 To recognize the purpose and structure of a point/counterpoint editorial. 9.7 To explain the standard structure of an editorial. 9.8 To structure and write an effective editorial. 9.9 To read editorials and letters to the editor in local papers and to respond to them by writing letters to the editor To recognize other types of material on the editorial page To identify the masthead on the editorial page To recognize editorial columns and explain their purpose To interpret the meaning of editorial cartoons. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5, 7 Newspapers 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 2, 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5, 7 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 2, 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5, 7 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 2, 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5, 7 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 2, 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5, 7 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 2, 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5, 7 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 2, 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5, 7 2, 5, 9, 11, 13 2, 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5, 7 2, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13 2, 3, 4, 6, 12, write letters to editor 1, 4, 5, 7 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 3, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5, 7 2, 3, 8, 9 3, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5, 7 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 13 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5, 7 3, 6, 9, 13 6, 12, 13, 15 (draw cartoons) 1, 4, 5, 7 Newspapers & magazines

17 Content MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN FOCUS TOPIC # 10 Students will recognize how sports news and features are handled in the school paper To identify different types of material found on the sports page To explain the importance of a sports advance story To explain the use of chronological order in a running story To examine sports columns, editorials, and sports features To identify box scores on a sports page To identify coverage stories and follow ups on the sports page To understand the proper use of sports jargon To write a sports coverage article. Content s , 10, 11, 13, 18 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13 3, 4, 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5 2, 8, 9, 11 2, 5, 6, 13, 14 1, 4, 5, 6 Newspapers & magazines

18 Content MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN FOCUS TOPIC #11 Students will practice reading and editing newspaper copy and practice the fundamentals of page layout To illustrate how standard newspaper copy is prepared To define copy reading and copyediting To explain the purpose of a rewrite To identify and use standard copy readying marks To practice proofreading copy To prepare copy following standard format To practice the fundamentals of page layout To examine different type sizes and fonts. Content s Workplace/Readiness 2.3, , 5, 6, 9, 11, 13 3, 6, 12, 13 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 2, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13 3, 6, 12, 13 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 2, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13 3, 6, 12, 13 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13 3, 6, 12, 13 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 2, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13 3, 6, 12, 13 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 2, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13 3, 6, 12, 13 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 2, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13 3, 6, 12, 13 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 2, 5, 6, 11, 13 3, 6, 12, 13 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 newspapers

19 MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN Focus Topic #12 Students will learn the mechanics of headline writing. Content 12.1 To differentiate between labels and heads To recognize headline variations To identify the basic headline patterns To explain the fundamentals of good headline writing To identify common errors in headline writing To write effective headlines for given articles. Content s Workplace Readiness 2.8, 8, 9, , 3, 5, 6, 8, 9 6, 12, 13, 14 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9 6, 12, 13, 14 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 13 6, 12, 13, 14 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 13 6, 12, 13, 14 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 13 6, 12, 13, 14 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 13 6, 12, 13, 14 newspapers

20 MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN Focus Topic #13 Students will analyze the fundamentals of broadcast news. Content 13.1 To explain how writing news for broadcast differs from writing news for the print media To explain the fundamentals of preparing copy for broadcast To explain the fundamentals of script arithmetic To practice reciting a one minute broadcast script To examine radio and television broadcasts To write and shoot a television broadcast. Content s Workplace Readiness , 3, 6, 8 5, 6, 12, 13, 15 writing scripts 1, 2, 4, 5 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 5, 6, 12, 13, 15 1, 2, 4, 5 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 6, 12, 13, 15 1, 2, 4, 5 4, 5, 6, 9 6, 11, 12, 13 1, 4, 5 3, 4, 6 6, 12, 13 1, 4, 5 6, 9, 13 6, 13, 15 (shooting a broadcast) 1, 4, 5 7-tv broadcasts, video equipment

21 Focus Topic #14 Students will analyze the fundamentals of advertising. Content 14.1 To analyze the role of business and advertising in the media To explain the purposes of a marketing survey To recognize common advertising ploys and advertising language To examine and identify the basic components of a print ad To examine television commercials and identify their marketing strategies To explain the guidelines for writing, designing, and illustrating an ad 14.7 To create original ads and/or commercials. Content s , MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN 2, 3, 6 4, 6, 8, 12, 13 1, 4, 5 2, 3, 6, 10 4, 6, 8, 12, 13 1, 3, 4, 5 2, 3, 4, 6, 13 4, 6, 8, 12, 13 1, 4, 5 2, 3, 4, 6, 13 3, 6, 8, 12, 13 1, 5 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 13 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 13 1, 4, 5 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 13 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 13 1, 4, 5 2, 6, 9, 13 13, 14, 15 (creating ads) 1, 4, 5 Magazines, video equipment

22 MONROE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN Focus Topic #15 Students will be exposed to the use of technology in the field of journalism. Content 15.1 To understand how computer technology is changing the way Newspapers and magazines are published To examine how desktop publishing can be applied to the school press To compose an article by using a computer To edit articles on the computer by using spell check, grammar check, and any other available technology To do page layout on a computer. Content s Workplace/Readiness , 5, 6, 9, 10, 14 (using a computer) 6, 8, 13 1, 2, 5, 6 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 14 6, 8, 13, 15 (computer work) 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 14 5, 6, 8, 13, 15 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 14 5, 6, 8, 13, 15 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 14 6, 8, 13, 15 1, 2, 5, 6, 7

23 APPENDIX

24 RESOURCES TEXT: Journalsim Today by National Textbook Writing and Editing School News by William Harwood Free Speech and a Free Press by Thomas Eveslage The Complete Newspaper Resource Book by Jane Lamb Journalism: Writing for Publication by The Center for Learning 50 Journalism Skill Builders by J. Weston Walch SUPPLEMENTAL RESOURCES AVA RESOURCES You Be The Reporter Video Workshop Newswriting Annenberg (video series) Fact or Fiction: Misleading Statistics. Zenger Media. (video) Dangerous Songs. American School Publishers (video) Reading the Newspaper Intelligently. Knowledge Unlimited (video) Politics, Privacy, and the Press. Annenberg (video) The News Media Under Fire. Knowledge Unlimited (video) The Death Penalty: Right or Wrong. Knowledge Unlimited (video) Blast Em. (video) 12 Angry Men. (video) The Print Shop Press Writer software Hyperstudio- software The Rookie Reporter software Daily newspapers, magazines, and tabloids Selected newscasts and television broadcasts Guest speakers Field trips to local newspapers and media stations. OTHER RESOURCES

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