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. http://www.allgeneralizationsarefalse.com/?p=53
3) MIPA Individual Contests rules are posted at http://mipajournalism.com/student-contests/individual-contests/. The SJOY of the year deadline in Jan. 13. Most of the other deadlines are Feb. 15.
4) Scholastic Journalism week is coming up Feb. 19-25. Some ideas for activities can be found at http://jea.org/home/news-events/scholastic-journalism-week/.
5) Here’s a short video about using Facebook Live for news coverage. https://firstdraftnews.com/resource/find-facebook-live-videos-news/