Student Reporting Labs

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Student Reporting Labs connect students with a network of public broadcasting mentors, an innovative journalism curriculum and an online collaborative space to develop digital media, critical thinking and communication skills while producing original news reports for PBS NewsHour Extra.

Recognizing that informed and engaged young people are critical for a healthy democracy, the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab connects high school students to local PBS stations and news professionals in their community to produce original, student-generated news video reports.  The young people who participate in the project learn how to report, problem-solve synthesize information and investigate important topics: journalism as a form of learning.

The project also includes a news literacy/digital media curriculum and online collaborative space designed to transform their understanding of news, build a foundation of civic engagement and spark a life-long interest in current events.

Reporting the News

Scholastic Magazines offers kids in grades 4-6 lots of guidance and activities as they learn skills in journalism.  The collection includes downloadable PDFs with activities and lesson, and videos of kids giving their tips on reporting the news.

Learn how to choose and research a topics, how to conduct interviews, how to organize your article, and how to write and edit your article.  You also have a chance to publish your article on the Scholastic Magazines Kids Press website.

Summer Journalism Program

From site:  The PSJP is an all-expense paid program for aspiring journalists in the 11th and 12th grade. The program lasts for ten days at the Princeton University campus in Princeton, NJ. This program exposes its participants to first-hand journalism.

Reporting America at War

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In television’s first comprehensive look at an extremely timely issue, Reporting America at War explores the role of American journalists in the pivotal conflicts of the 20th century and beyond. From San Juan Hill to the beaches of Normandy, from the jungles of Vietnam to the Persian Gulf, the three-hour documentary from acclaimed filmmaker Stephen Ives tells the dramatic and often surprising stories of the reporters who witnessed and wrote the news from the battlefield. Through the lens of their experiences, the film examines the challenges of frontline reporting and illuminates the role of the correspondent in shaping the way wars have been remembered and understood. note:  The site offers numerous free resources, including an interactive timeline of American wars and reporting, biographical sketches of some the best known war reporters, lesson plans centered on the series, and links to other resources.

This site offers teachers teaching curriculum, guidelines on staff organization and management, online training courses and other support materials. We also sponsor workshops dedicated to production skills, classroom management and journalism excellence. We advocate on behalf of teachers and offer a private, supportive forum where new and veteran teachers can receive input and advice on issues related to broadcast journalism.

For students, there is coursework and training modules with videos on: journalism fundamentals, getting started, specialized writing, multimedia, social media, and design and data journalism. Other resources for students include scholarship opportunities, college and career planning, and student workshops.