Thursday Tips – Jan. 5
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Thursday Tips – Jan. 5

MIPA offers Thursday Tips weekly to all members via the MIPA List-Serv. We are happy to post them, periodically, to all visitors to the MIPA website. Enjoy! 1)      Udemy is offering a course of 34 lectures by Dan Rather for $10 until Jan. 11.  https://www.udemy.com/danrather/ 2)      With all the talk about false news, this chart may be helpful in discerning the more consistently accurate news sources....

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Thursday Tips – Oct. 27
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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
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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
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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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Thursday Tips – July 21
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Thursday Tips – July 21

By Donald Johnson 1) The “Lights, Camera, Save” video competition is open for students:http://www.aba.com/Engagement/LCS/Pages/default.aspx/. 2) The Capture Conservation Photo Contest is opened at https://contest.thesca.org/. 3) Elementary school students share their views on journalism, reporting, story telling and photography at https://wgecho.org/2016/07/20/junior-journalists-campers-share-opinions-about-reporting/. 4)...

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Thursday Tips – July 7
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Thursday Tips – July 7

#1. MIPA is operating schooljournalism.org When we learned that they were looking at “pulling the plug” on this AMAZING resource because the grants/funding, etc. was no more, we just couldn’t stand that thought. We are currently running the twitter and Facebook accounts… and sent the first newsletter out “by MIPA” a little over a week ago. Soon, we will have a stronger grasp on how to manage the student group on Facebook...

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