High School Journalism Institute 2013: Learn, create, explore

As many of my recent blog posts and stories indicate, I have just come back from the High School Journalism Institute at Indiana University. I was glad to be a part of HSJI’s 67th annual workshop! About twenty students from The Chronicle staff from Mason High School went to this workshop to sharpen our journalism skills… Read More High School Journalism Institute 2013: Learn, create, explore

Full Circle: HSJI and IU grad comes back as counselor

Summer camps and workshops provide a way for students to live away from home and experience college life. While 288 high school students go through this scenario at the High School Journalism Institute at Indiana University this summer, they’re not the only ones attempting to adjust in a new environment. One of the workshop’s newest… Read More Full Circle: HSJI and IU grad comes back as counselor

Importance of newspaper opinion pages

My reaction to our “news conference” with Tim Nickens—editorials editor at Tampa Bay Times at the High School Journalism Institute at Indiana University. The field of journalism is often times like a war zone, with journalists battling with each other to compete for stories. It also includes journalists battling themselves internally on the righteous interest… Read More Importance of newspaper opinion pages