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Hawaii signs into law the Hawaii Student Journalism Protection Act, becoming the 16th state

Jun 1, 2022

The legislation overrules the U.S. Supreme Court decision in 1988 that gave high school administrations substantial control over the content of student publications.

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Young journalists deserve more than we had

Apr 1, 2022

We simply cannot expect or demand that the next generation of journalists come work for us at barely minimum wage without at least offering other workplace incentives that help offset it. Of course, workplace ...

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What can be done to help journalism students avoid heavy indebtedness?

Jan 1, 2022

The professors and media advisors have collective decades of working with community newspapers and teaching young adults about the craft of journalism. This discussion highlights their sense of journalism ...

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Meet Georgia, one of 42 unique professionals stepping up for their hometown

Dec 2, 2021

The Pelham Examiner is one of a dwindling number of small community newspapers, more than 2,100 of which have disappeared since 2004. But there’s another way this New York publication and its 42 ...

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Panel discusses recruiting young journalists who believe they can make a difference

Dec 1, 2021

This the first of a two-part final installment of Pub Aux’s dialogue with prominent members of the journalism academic community where they address the career aspirations of the young journalists ...

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NeSmith, Georgia publisher turns dying weekly into nonprofit to be maintained editorially by the University of Georgia

Nov 1, 2021

Two strategies that have been touted as ways to preserve community newspapers — the nonprofit model and university involvement – are combining to save a weekly newspaper in northeast Georgia. ...

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Words of advice for journalists

Nov 1, 2021

The experience you get in a small-town, community newspaper setting has staying power. 

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How much time should you invest in training recent-graduate new-hires?

Oct 1, 2021

In the July installment, Pub Aux explored the atmosphere around journalism schools — the support, acceptance and academic environments for the schools. In August, we asked academic professionals ...

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How much of a challenge is it to create news-literate students who can analyze the sources of the news they consume?

Aug 1, 2021

In this issue, Pub Aux asked academic professionals about their students and instruction: how they create news-literate students and whether community newspaper publishers should expect to do more basic ...

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