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Know Your J-Jargon

online producer: Someone who creates online pages, sometimes using existing newspaper content and sometimes creating new content.

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News by teens for teens

Across the nation there are thousands youth news organizations and journalists worth noticing, including those hosted on our own my.hsj.org hosting service. Youth-generated content fosters news literacy and creates a sense of community.



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National journalism groups

There are six main scholastic journalism organizations: Student Press Law Center, Journalism Education Association, Columbia Scholastic Press Association, Quill and Scroll, National Scholastic Press Association and Dow Jones News Fund.

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Regional and state journalism groups

There are dozens of state and regional scholastic journalism organizations. Find the one near you and get on board.

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Future Now

A look at the changing profession of journalism and how some of its leaders are blazing trails.

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Test your skills

We have a database of journalism-related questions so you can test yourself. If you would like to submit a question, please do! We need a journalism-related question, two to six possible answers and one definitely correct answer; please include an explanation along with the correct answer. If your question is chosen, we'll put it in the database, too. Send it to us today.

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Find a scholarship

There are hundreds of scholarships available to students with a high school journalism background. Scholarships can come from schools, journalism organizations, private companies and others.

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Summer programs

We have put together a collection of summer journalism programs that students can participate in.

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Journalism schools

There are hundreds of journalism schools in the nation. They are the place to learn more about the craft and great steppingstones to going pro.

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A career in news

What kind of jobs do journalism school graduates get? What kind of skills do you need to become a journalist?

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How to start a HS newspaper

Sparked by a 2004-05 ASNE Partnership with The Montgomery (Ala). Advertiser, Notasulga (Ala.) High School and Auburn (Ala.) University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Journalism students in Associate Professor Laura Nan Fairley’s Newspaper Management class at Auburn took the initiative to chronicle their efforts to get The Notasulga Times back on its feet.

Their experience and tips are useful to high school students who want to start or improve their school newspaper.

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First Amendment posters

Over the years, we have published four posters celebrating the First Amendment. Now you can download them in both large (11 x 14) and small (8.5 x 11) formats.

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