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Journalism Cherubs aren’t real angels, but they have wings

Aug 8th, 2009 | By

Medill journalism Cherubs are some of the best high school journalists in this country — and 2009 students came from Hong Kong, Singapore and South Korea, as well.

Writing the summary lead

Apr 24th, 2009 | By

The summary lead can be a quick, easy and interesting way to start a complicated news story.

Small design changes, big visual impact

Apr 5th, 2009 | By

High school newspaper design goes from good to great with a few little tweaks of color, white space, typography and consistency.

Journalistic jargon

Mar 3rd, 2009 | By

Journalists, who spend so much time trying to keep the jargon of police, doctors and lawyers out of the paper, use a lot of it themselves. These are a few terms that, if you’re new to a newsroom, may make you wonder.

Starting a journalism career

Feb 28th, 2009 | By

In high school or college, journalists can begin making plans and doing things that will make their entry into the professional world world much smoother. The secret is no secret at all, but simply to start working and learning — now.