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IHSA Journalism Sectionals and State: A Pictorial

IHSA Journalism Sectionals and State: A Pictorial

Amanda Bright, Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

May 19, 2017

Results, FB Live video, photo gallery, Storify of social media document 2017 IHSA Journalism events

IJEA Blog: It’s OK to cheat! Use this to ID your deserving All-State Journalism Team member(s)

The IJEA 2016 All-State Journalism Team

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

February 27, 2017

Did that just say "Cheat"? Is that legal if I'm a teacher and adviser? Turns out, it is — especially if it's rewarding the most driven and passionate students in your newsroom with the honor of being on the IJEA All-State Journalism Team for 2017.

IJEA Blog: What is RIGHT in journalism? Actually, quite a lot.

IJEA Blog: What is RIGHT in journalism? Actually, quite a lot.

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

October 17, 2016

Whenever people despair over the sensational and unethical aspects of journalism, Amanda Bright likes to point out what's working in our craft. And that's exactly what she does in the first video contribution to our blog!

Why it matters that a journalist has won the Nobel Prize in Literature

Svetlana Alexievich, shown here in 2013, won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature. She is a lifelong journalist who has used oral history to create a portrait of life in the former Soviet Union. Photo by Elke Wetzig (used under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0)

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

October 9, 2015

Journalism has long existed on the periphery of the Nobel Prize in Literature. With Svetlana Alexievich's 2015 award, journalism takes center stage. What can we learn from the new Nobel laureate and her victory?

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