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Inspiration/Ideas

  • Getty Images allows free online-only use of images! This won’t help printed publications, but Getty has recently begun allowing use of its images, with embed codes. Could be great foe your website (and for Getty Images).
  • Have some fun with idioms This article explores “I could care less” (and why we so often use this illogical construction). What are some common phrases in your school that strike you as odd?
  • Need some ideas for cool graphs and charts? An impressive range of work from a designer from the Washington Post. “Steal” the basic concept and then make it your own.
  • Reporters feeling a bit shy when it comes to interviewing? This is a fine post from Poynter with lots of ideas students can use to overcome shyness. The truth is that many journalists are a bit introverted (it’s why we became writers).
  • School starts too early! Is everyone around you yawning at school? Duh. Maybe it’s time to revisit the idea of moving school start times back a bit. Here’s a NY Times story to localize.
Mountain Vista editor named state journalist of the year

Mountain Vista editor named state journalist of the year

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March 19, 2015 • 0 comments

Capitol Hill Press Conference challenges coverage

Capitol Hill Press Conference challenges coverage

FIRST PLACE NEWS-FEATURE WRITING by Katie Pickrell and Kelsey Pharis / Mountain Vista HS Funding is arguably Colorado’s largest educational issue, mainly due to the broadened problems regarding where money is spent and how it is proved effective. Public education in Colorado accounts for approximately 26 percent of the total state expenditures.

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March 9, 2015 • 0 comments

You and your staff can’t miss this!

You and your staff can’t miss this!

If you are on the JEA Listserv, you may have seen some of the post below. If not, perhaps these "teasers" are just what you need to find the time and energy to organize a...  Read More »

March 2, 2015 • 0 comments

Register now for chance to quiz legislators, meet your reps

Register now for chance to quiz legislators, meet your reps

The Capitol Hill Press Conference is about to celebrate its 23rd year, bringing some of the state's top student journalists to the state capitol to meet legislators, hear...  Read More »

February 10, 2015 • 0 comments

Colorado students honored at D.C. national convention

Colorado students honored at D.C. national convention

NSPA Best of Show, Fall – D.C. Convention [At least one student from a school must be registered for the convention...  Read More »

November 24, 2014 • 0 comments

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