This course emphasizes basic
principles for gathering and presenting news. With the
foundation of news "sense" and good interviewing
skills, the student is introduced to the fundamentals
of news writing and types of news stories suitable for
inclusion in high school newspapers. Evaluation of
both metroplitan and scholastic publications helps
students to write good news leads and stories.
Columbia Scholastic Press Association's link to
contest rules and entry forms as well as workshops and
the Student Press Review.
University of Maryland
Check out University of Maryland's renown Phillip
Merril College of Journalism. Don't miss the
"Reporter's Toolbox" with its links to online
newspapers, government agencies, search tools,