Montana Journalism Education Association

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The Clock is Ticking
May 18, 2023

The Clock is Ticking Will Eaton , Staff Writer of The Nugget Helena High School May 2, 2023 **UPDATE** On May 17, 2023, Governor...

Fake news is cheap to produce. Genuine journalism is expensive. Toomas Hendrik Ilves
JEA poster contest deadline May 20
JEA – General Membership Meeting – April 2024
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UM School of Journalism director provides mid-year update

UM School of Journalism director provides mid-year update

December 30, 2020

Denise Dowling shares information about J-School’s future

Denise Dowling shares information about J-School’s future

March 27, 2019

JEA conference makes an impression on Billings students

JEA conference makes an impression on Billings students

April 27, 2018

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The story behind COMIC SANS – video

September 26, 2017

Life Lessons Thanks to Yearbook

October 16, 2016

TO: Potential Journalism Students

January 22, 2016

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Weekly JEA Curriculum Chatter

Weekly JEA Curriculum Chatter

September 4, 2023

Journalism and Media Literacy Resources

Journalism and Media Literacy Resources

May 2, 2023

February RESOURCES – Check them out!

February 10, 2022

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Please consider sending PHOTOGRAPHS of your students at work in your classroom and throughout your community to Beth Britton for the MJEA web site. Also, if you have any LESSON plans or TIPS -- or an OPINION piece -- we would be interested in sharing those on the site. Also send LINKS or PDFs for your publication and they will be posted. You can e-mail material to: [email protected]
These are just some of the journalism-related films that work well in high school journalism classrooms: * The Post * Shattered Glass * American Photography: A Century of Images * Truth * Spotlight * Big Dream, Small Screen * Good Night, and Good Luck * National Geographic: The Photographers * All the President's Men * War Photographer * Absence of Malice * Half Past Autumn - The Life and Works of Gordon Parks * Art & Copy (PBS) *Helvetica * The Paper * Jailed for Their Words (UM J School)

Steve Hartman of CBS News is one of the best storytellers working today. For years, he has produced quirky, fun profiles from across the country, always bringing out the best in everyone he interviews. Read this 2022 Q&A with Hartman for insight into how he does it. Everybody has a story - Steve Hartman

The SPLC's Q&A regarding copyright and fair use is a good reminder for all journalism advisers and students at the start of the school year.   Q: Can we copy and publish material that we find through an online search engine like Google Images? A: The fact that material is available and easily copied on a website does not lessen its copyright protection. The best practice is always to get consent (and if you can’t, consider creating your own alternative). You may be able to...

The New York Times BY ANERI PATTANI JULY 11, 2017 Aneri Pattani, a recent graduate of Northeastern University, is the winner of Nicholas Kristof’s annual win-a-trip contest. She traveled with the New York Times reporter to Liberia. When Nick Kristof announced back in February that I had won his Win-A-Trip contest, the first thing most of my friends said to me was congratulations, almost immediately followed by requests for the inside take on how a Times columnist gathers material. I...

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