By Andrew M. Seaman | September 3rd, 2010
Let’s get those presses, cameras, and recorders up to speed!
The Student Press Law Center posted an interesting link on their blog, which leads to InsideHigherEd.com. The piece is written by Ron Feemster, former professor and newspaper adviser at Northwest College in Wyoming. The article talks about teaching and practicing journalism in a restrictive environment. Read it here.
The Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University reported that New York University’s journalism school will invite high school student to take course this summer, and maintain their news site – The Local East Village. Read about it here.
CollegeMediaMatters.com has a post on how one typo can cause one massive headache. Read the post here.
SPJ’s Networked Blog has a great post on a new plagiarism checker – and it’s free! Rebecca Aguilar gives a great overview of the site, and how it can be used here.
That’s all for this week, but be sure to check back next Friday for a fresh edition of The Weekly Index!
Andrew M. Seaman is a student at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York, and a recent graduate of Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. He is one of SPJ’s student representatives on the national board and you can follow him on Twitter @andrewmseaman.