Journalism
[Dewey numbers: 070s]

The Student Press Law Center - http://www.splc.org/
The Student Press Law Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing legal help and information to the student media and journalism educators. Links are provided to such topics as: SPLC Legal Clinic; Free Legal Help; Membership Information; SPLC Report; Law of the Student Press; Publications; SPLC Internships; and Resources.
Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for High School Journalists - http://www.uiowa.edu/~quill-sc/
"Quill and Scroll was organized April 10, 1926, by a group of high school advisers for the purpose of encouraging and recognizing individual student achievement in journalism and scholastic publication." Its Web site provides information about the organization and its publications, contests, institutes, scholarships and other programs.
The Journalist's Toolbox: Online Resources for Reporters and Editors - http://www.journaliststoolbox.com
This directory links to "more than 15,000 web sites helpful to the media or anyone else doing research. Use the pulldown menu or search engine to locate information from a variety of beats and news industry-related topics." Includes resources for crime, current events, entertainment, government, sports, women's issues, and much more. There are also "how to" resources covering the mechanics of writing and editing. Also at this site: High School Journalism -- lots of links to Web sites useful to high school journalism classes.
Columbia Scholastic Press Association - http://www.columbia.edu/cu/cspa/
"The Columbia Scholastic Press Association, organized at Columbia [University] in the fall of 1924, grew out of several gatherings of editors and staff members from secondary schools in the metropolitan New York area. As a result of these early meetings, a contest to evaluate student-edited newspapers and magazines was organized in February, 1925. The results of that competition, which saw 179 publications entered, were announced at a convention held at Columbia on March 12-13, 1925, with 308 delegates in attendance. Those delegates voted to ask the University to continue the organization, adopted its official name, and established its journal, The School Press Review." This Web site provides links to the association's conventions, magazine, advisor group, and other programs.
National Scholastic Press Association - http://www.studentpress.org/nspa/
"In 1921, NSPA began helping students and teachers improve their publications. Today that goal remains #1. We help students become better reporters, writers, editors, photographers, designers, desktop publishers, and advertising and business staffers. We help advisers as well. Our members become future leaders in the fields of media and communications." Their Web site provides links to online publications, contests, conventions, law reviews, and other association programs.
Journalism Education Association - http://www.jea.org/
"The Journalism Education Association, Inc., is the only independent national scholastic journalism organization for teachers and advisers." Contents of its Web site include: About the JEA; Jobs Policy and Position Descriptions; Awards; Conventions; Directory; Certification; Bookstore; Scholarships; Pub Links; Special Links; and Jobs.
Journalism Education Association of Northern California - http://www.jeanc.org/
"The Journalism Education Association of Northern California, a non-profit organization headquartered in Stockton, CA, is committed to serving scholastic journalism educators and their students. It covers the territory from Bakersfield and Santa Barbara to the Oregon border." Includes links to "journalism resources" and "some good journalism sites."

Some of our main competitors:

The Lowell on the Web: Lowell High School, San Francisco - http://www.thelowell.org/index2.html

 
The Paly: Palo Alto High School - http://www.paly.net/@paly/


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