Tag Archives: SJW11

Feeling TAO pledge pride

23 Feb

Before today, I never thought I would be so proud to have clicked a button on a computer screen. Usually I expect a bit more from myself for this kind of pride, but submitting the TAO of Journalism pledge today is something that I’ll continue to be proud of–even if it was fast and easy […]

Take the pledge

22 Feb

Tomorrow [Feb. 23] is the designated “National TAO of Journalism Sign-up Day” as part of Scholastic Journalism Week. Why should student publications take the pledge? Short answer: free temporary tattoos for your staff, and the potential to win 45words swag! [more on that later] Longer, actual answer: Your publication–I hope–already practices the three TAO principles: […]

Kicking off SJW 2011

20 Feb

Every year, the Journalism Education Association (JEA) designates one week – seven glorious days – to recognize scholastic journalism and celebrate the fundamental freedoms that allow us to continue doing what we as journalists love to do. This year’s Scholastic Journalism Week (SJW), Feb. 20-26, takes on a special meaning given the turbulent circumstances abroad […]