KEMPA Journalism

KEMPA scholarship recipients thrive at Indiana, Northwestern University

2017 scholarship applications due March 13:  2017 KEMPA Scholarship application       As we await the applications for our 2017 scholarship program, the 2016 KEMPA scholarships recipients reported back on their successful first semesters at Indiana and Northwestern Universities. Hannah Boufford (Libertyville H.S.,Illinois) is an Ernie Pyle Scholar of Journalism at Indiana University. In he...

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Eye for Design

The principles of design carry across any sized page or screen. At KEMPA's Winter Advisers' Seminar, March 3-4, 2017, JEA vice-president Sarah Nichols will present a session addressing key concepts such as contrast, unity, alignment and scale. She will show examples of elements like type, space and color for consistency and variety in design. Watch this clip of Sarah talking about her Eye f...

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First Amendment

Video: The Importance of New Voices

Video: The Importance of New Voices

Take a few minutes to watch this video and learn why we are passionate in Wisconsin about getting New...

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The true story behind Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier

The true story behind Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier

Do you know the real story behind the censorship at Hazelwood East High School in the 1980s?  This...

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Recent First Amendment Stories

  • Illinois governor signs Speech Rights for Scholastic Journalists Act July 31
  • Illinois speech rights bill on Governor’s desk July 23
  • Wisconsin should support student expression May 4

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Summer Workshop 2017

Summer Workshop 2017

More details and registration HERE.

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Winter Advisers’ Seminar 2017

Winter Advisers’ Seminar 2017

MUCH ADO ABOUT ADVISING WHAT:  Two-day seminar for journalism advisers only.  This year the sessions will focus on skills for all advisers.  Download brochure to get registration information:  2017 Wi...

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REGISTER NOW FOR FALL SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM CONFERENCE, OCT. 14

REGISTER NOW FOR FALL SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM CONFERENCE, OCT. 14

NEW VOICES | NEW MEDIA is the theme for this year's conference. All information is here instead of in a mailer. Download this printable schedule:  FSJC_2016 program.  It lists all sessions, schedule and presenters to give you an overview of the entire day. ...

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Video: The Importance of New Voices

Video: The Importance of New Voices

February 12

The true story behind Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier

The true story behind Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier

November 4

Illinois governor signs Speech Rights for Scholastic Journalists Act

Illinois governor signs Speech Rights for Scholastic Journalists Act

July 31

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