Overall Yearbook Contest Now Open
May16

Overall Yearbook Contest Now Open

Fiery photos? Captivating captions? Fabulous feature writing? See how your 2017 overall yearbook stacks up to national design, writing and photography best practices by submitting it to MIPA’s annual Overall Yearbook Contest & Critique. Before you pack up your room for the summer, take a moment to complete the entry form and mail your 2017 yearbook to the MIPA judges. For fall-distributed books, you have a bit more time. You...

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Pin this: MIPA adds Pinterest
Feb24

Pin this: MIPA adds Pinterest

This week, MIPA launched a Pinterest page and boards filled with great links to lessons, ideas for energizing staffs, fonts, photo tips, designs, and much more. If you’d like to see a new board, or suggest pins to boards, please feel free to do so in Pinterest, or by email to regional rep Jami Williams, jwilliams@mexico.k12.mo.us. We would love to expand this interactive tool for all members! This and other great resources for...

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Thursday Tips – Nov. 17
Nov17

Thursday Tips – Nov. 17

Thursday Tips… FAKE NEWS!? It’s the big “buzz” right now.  How are we using this as a “teachable moment” for our students? Here are links to help! Make News Literacy a Trending Topic (SchoolJournalism.org) http://www.schooljournalism.org/making-news-literacy-a-trending-topic/ The Fake News Wars Go Viral with Melissa’s List...

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Thursday Tips – Oct. 27
Oct28

Thursday Tips – Oct. 27

By  Michelle Turner I hope you are all enjoying and working hard on the current MIPA Challenge that is mainly for newspaper/newsmag and yearbook. Topics were sent last Wed and the deadline of Nov 2 will be here before we know it. Here’s the scoop: http://mipajournalism.com/student-contests/j-challenges/ Note: The next round of challenges will be in January. #1. tips to increase your twitter click rate:...

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Thursday Tips – Oct. 20
Oct20

Thursday Tips – Oct. 20

Oct. 20 Thursday Tips By Donald Johnson 1) Since it is election season and many of our students are writing stories about the process, this consolidation of election-appropriate AP Style listings might be helpful. 2) MIPA’s October Photo of the month theme is “This is How We Roll.”  The idea is to have a photo that demonstrates your student body’s spirit in a way unique to this class at this moment in time....

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Thursday Tips – Aug. 18
Aug20

Thursday Tips – Aug. 18

1) For your students who also write fiction, Writer’s Digest is having its 17th Short Short Story Competition. The deadline is Nov. 15. 2) The latest edition of Roy Harris’ Pulitzer’s Gold is available.  It gives the history of the most coveted accolade in the journalism field. 3) Here are quick tips for entertainment review writing. 4) When covering the ethics of photo manipulation and also perceived body image, it...

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