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Top individual journalists honored

CSMA is proud to announce the winners of our top individual awards for student journalists. A portfolio of work from the current school year was required for each award, and judging was done by nationally recognized media advisers. Each first-place winner received a $250 prize, and each winner's school media program also received $250. This is the first year the CSMA Board has included cash prizes, hoping to support fine student media, and encourage...

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Journalism Under Fire

We need to better understand the ‘fake news’ attacks

We need to better understand the ‘fake news’ attacks

This is a concise and helpful article from the March/April 2017 Quill magazine, published by the Society of Professional Journalists, and written by Mac McKerral, professor at Wes...

April 22, 2017

CPW sponsor panel discussion on ‘restoring trust in the media’

CPW sponsor panel discussion on ‘restoring trust in the media’

From a Colorado Press Women post: When moderator Lee Anne Peck asked, “What can we do to gain back the public’s trust?” Mark Newton responded, “As a teacher in a public hig...

February 24, 2017

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Press Law & Ethics Certified Advisers

Angela Banfield, CJE, Early College HS
Justin Daigle, CJE, Brighton HS
Carrie Hendrix, CJE, Lewis-Palmer HS
Kalilah Herscovici, Chaparral HS
Kelly Johnson, CJE, Delta HS
Jill Jones, formerly Windsor HS
Bonnie Katzive, Monarch HS
Yvette Manculich, Powell MS
Tracy Marcello, formerly Fossil Ridge HS
Adrienne Marko, Dakota Ridge HS
Alyson Mazza, formerly Rock Canyon HS
Ellie Norwood, CJE, Arvada West HS
Tom Patrick, Palmer Ridge HS

Our archives

Grid and typography ideas

Grid and typography ideas

This month's recap focuses on two dynamic magazines: Entertainment Weekly and Wired. Grids Want to shake up your look a bit? Worried about how to include more content in a sma...

November 17, 2016

Colorado student media programs honored by NSPA at national convention

Colorado student media programs honored by NSPA at national convention

Broadcast Pacemaker Award The Nighthawk News - Rocky Heights MS Best of Show Junior High/Middle School Yearbook #2 - Eagle Eye View, Sierra MS #5 - The Crusader, Ca...

November 14, 2016

Our First Amendment test is here. We can’t afford to flunk it.

Our First Amendment test is here. We can’t afford to flunk it.

By Margaret Sullivan Media Columnist / November 13 / The Washington Post What really makes America great? It’s the meaning of 45 words found in the Bill of Righ...

November 14, 2016

Attribution tips for journalists, in a nutshell

Attribution tips for journalists, in a nutshell

When you are citing, but not quoting Sources in AP style are much less scholarly than MLA or APA, since the purpose is simple attribution with clarity for the reader. Students should ...

September 14, 2016

Recap of Wired magazine – September issue

Recap of Wired magazine – September issue

September 4, 2016

How to be an expert: 8 proven secrets to superior skill

How to be an expert: 8 proven secrets to superior skill

August 22, 2016

Kick start the new year with SNO experts

Kick start the new year with SNO experts

April 5, 2016

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