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The 2010 High School Journalism Workshop

This past Saturday I had the privilege of meeting with the participants in the 2010 edition of our High School Journalism Workshop. In the 9:45 a.m. session, independent TV producer Peter Shaplen spoke with the students via Skype about lessons he learned while working as Walter Cronkite’s desk assistant.

Peter challenged the students to think beyond the important tools they had learned during the workshop, to consider what kind of editors they want to be when they return to their high schools in the fall. An edited version of Peter’s talk is available below:

Following Peter’s talk I got to see examples of the students’ work. Here are the videos:

A pdf of the newspaper produced by the students is available. The stories themselves, along with the videos and photos, are available at Enjoy!

posted in: high school journalism workshop
June 21, 2010

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