In my news design class, the students spend a couple of weeks learning about type. For many students, it’s an introduction to the complex, and sometimes controversial, culture of type.
They are amazed learning how serious people can take something that many take for granted. Fast forward a year or ... READ MORE »»
A goal of mine for this school year is to incorporate more about the business of journalism into my classes. I want students to understand the change in how the model works. But more importantly, I believe this knowledge will drive students to innovate.
In many respects, journalism teachers are the... READ MORE »»
SEvery year, the Idaho Student Journalism Association calls for state Journalist of the Year (JOY) entries. This year's deadline is Feb. 17, 2017.
State winners, like 2016 recipient Sarah Wells from Sandpoint, receive $100. More importantly, their winning entries are entered in the national Jou... READ MORE »»
Students attended the annual Idaho Journalism Day in Boise to learn more about the JOY contest.
Donald Trump sent out a simple tweet to announce that Indiana Governor Mike Pence is his running mate in the upcoming presidential election.
With nearly 10 million followers, the tweet did its job. But in today's digital landscape, Politico reporter Shane Goldmacher points out, a lot of opportunities... READ MORE »»
Idaho student journalist have received national recognition for their work.
Two publications were awarded Best of Show certificates at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Los Angeles. The Spud Annual of Idaho Falls High School finished 10th for Yearbooks 232 or Fewer Pages... READ MORE »»