Posts Tagged ‘AEJMC’

Quote of the day, June 3

June 3, 2015

Brian Campbell Vickery, on history (1966)

“History presents a series of cultural epochs. Each is a span of years within which knowledge presents a more or less unified structure which can be expressed in a classification, but each new epoch requires a new classification.”

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SPJ advisers urged to use creativity

August 8, 2013

By David W. Bulla

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Tara Puckey of the Society of Professional Journalists told chapter advisers attending the AEJMC conference at the Renaissance Hotel on Thursday to be imaginative when planning activities with their student executive boards. (more…)

SPLC director LoMonte sees dual purpose for journalism education

August 7, 2013
Frank LoMonte speaks at the Capital Teach-In at George Washington University. (Photo by David W. Bulla0

Frank LoMonte speaks at the Capital Teach-In at George Washington University. (Photo by David W. Bulla0

By David W. Bulla

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Frank LoMonte is a mass communication legal expert. The executive director of the Student Press Law Center, LoMonte specializes in freedom of the press for student journalists at the high school and college level. (more…)

Scholastic Journalism events at the upcoming AEJMC conference in Washington, D.C.

July 26, 2013

Here is a list of events for the Scholastic Journalism Division of AEJMC at the 2013 Conference in Washington, D.C., in August: (more…)

UNC’s Hill wins Dave Adams Educator Award

July 13, 2013

By Karen Flowers

Monica Hill, director of the North Carolina Scholastic Media Association (NCSMA), will receive the Scholastic Journalism Division’s David Adams Journalism Educator of the Year Award during the SJD’s business meeting at the AEJMC convention in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 9.

Monica Hilla

Monica Hilla

Hill is a national leader in journalism education. She has contributed as either chair, board member, committee member or judge to the work of every national scholastic journalism organization.

“Colleagues from across the country seek Monica’s input and engagement for the unique attributes she brings to their organizations: level-headedness, an unflagging work ethic, Southern-style diplomacy, and an intimate knowledge of the issues facing journalism students and advisers,” said Peter Bobkowski, assistant professor at the University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism who worked as Hill’s graduate assistant at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 2006.  “Monica may not say much during board and committee meetings but when she does speak, people listen.” (more…)

Tinker, LoMonte and Austin highlight AEJMC Scholastic Division’s Capital Teach-In

June 28, 2013

By David Bulla

Mary Beth Tinker

Mary Beth Tinker

The Capital Teach-In will be held Wednesday, Aug. 7 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. It is sponsored by the Scholastic Journalism Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Heading this year’s instructors are Mary Beth Tinker, Frank LoMonte and Ellen Austin. Tinker was one of the plaintiffs in the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969); LoMonte serves as executive director of the Student Press Law Center; and Austin was the 2012 Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Teacher of the Year.

Also teaching will be Allissa Richardson of Bowie State University. Her speciality is mobile journalism. (more…)

Hazelwood panels highlight Washington conference

May 30, 2013

By David W. Bulla

A pair of panels devoted to the 1988 Hazelwood U.S. Supreme Court case will be the featured events for the Scholastic Journalism Division of AEJMC at the 2013 conference in Washington, D.C., in August. The conference will feature another key figure in student civil rights history, Mary Beth Tinker, who will give a talk to the division. (more…)

Scholastic Source for December 2012

December 11, 2012

Here is the Scholastic Source newsletter for December 2012. This is the newsletter of the Scholastic Journalism Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. (more…)

Irby, Klinkenberg highlight SCHJ Mid-Winter Meeting at Poynter Institute

November 28, 2012

By David W. Bulla

Kenneth Irby of the Poynter Institute and Jeff Klinkenburg of the Tampa Bay Times highlight the annual AEJMC Scholastic Journalism Division Mid-Winter Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Jan. 4-5, 2013. (more…)

AEJMC notebook

August 23, 2012

Chicago Defender’s Michael House makes a point during his MAC-SCHJ Luncheon talk. (Photo by David W. Bulla)

By DAVID W. BULLA

Here are a few news tidbits for the Scholastic Journalism Division gathered at the 2012 AEJMC convention in Chicago. It was held Aug. 8-12 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Hotel on Michigan Avenue … (more…)