The Potential of Data Journalism

The Potential of Data Journalism

Linda Barrington

Storytelling with data is an essential skill for today’s journalists. At KEMPA's Winter Advisers' Seminar, March 3-4, 2017, JEA vice-president Sarah Nichols will present a session showcasing the power of data and introducing participants to different types of documents and databases with tips for how to get started. In a followup session, Antioch Community High School media adviser, Patrick Johnson,...  Read More »

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KEMPA publications win at JEA Write-Offs

Congratulations to all the KEMPA publication winners in the JEA Write-Off competition at the Indianapolis convention: Superior News Editing / Headline Writing Robert Brown Fond du Lac High School WI Excellent Sports Writing Sami Sparber Adlai E Stevenson High School IL Excellent Review Writing Grace Geraghty Niles West High School IL Excellent Editorial Cartooning Josephina Levin Wheeling High School IL E...  Read More »

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Summer Workshop 2017

Summer Workshop 2017

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Fall Conference

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 ...  Read More »

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Summer Workshop 2017

Summer Workshop 2017

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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 flyer:  winter-seminar-preview. WHO: Present...  Read More »

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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. ...  Read More »

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The true story behind Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier

The true story behind Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier

November 4, 2016

Illinois governor signs Speech Rights for Scholastic Journalists Act

Illinois governor signs Speech Rights for Scholastic Journalists Act

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Illinois speech rights bill on Governor’s desk

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