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Student Journalism

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1. What advantage do high school journalists have to get into events?

2. Are facts or stories more important?

3. What does the opinion section of the paper do?

4. Should sports reporters or anyone else encourage - congratulate or cheer on a team or individual?

5. Can a student publication be sued for libel - invasion of privacy or copyright infringement?

6. Information is free and available to others. Some information is always open information - like a person's name - where they live - where they work - or their family. People make inferences based on this information - although not in proportion to ot

7. What program do I use to view photos?

8. Prohibits the Congress from making laws 'respecting an establishment of religion' - prohibiting the free exercise of religion - infringing on the freedom of speech and infringing on the freedom of the press.

9. Which one of the following is the AP Style for time?

10. Why is journalism the best elective to take next year?

11. Which one of the following is the AP Style for a date?

12. What can students not print in a paper?

13. What does the T tool do in InDesign?

14. How do you get text to wrap around an object?

15. What is an infographic?

16. What is required for people to succeed in social systems such as groups?

17. What is the correct use of principal and percent?

18. Terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words.

19. Each quote should begin...

20. What do high school students not lose when entering school?

21. What is the most read part of a newspaper?

22. Supreme Court case that stated that students do not lose their freedom of speech rights in high school. Mary Beth tinker wore black arm bands to protest the Vietnam War.

23. Where do commas go when using quotes?

24. Should opinion writing and subjective word choices be used?

25. Is a student's choice of dress protected by the First Amendment?

26. What leads do you want to avoid?

27. What can your x-girlfriend or boyfriend do if you make up lies about her in the paper?

28. How do you share a GoogleDoc?

29. What should be used in place of adjectives?

30. Every quote needs what before it?

31. How do you size a photo in InDesign?

32. If I don't know how much about a DSLR what setting should I have the camera on?

33. How many pixels does a yearbook or magazine?

34. When designing a page what element comes first?

35. Should you use the name of the school or current year?

36. Most information is not known about individuals in the group. Everything about a person is unknown until you have a conversation. To a great extent - each person controls information about themselves.

37. How do photos need to be formatted for the newspaper?

38. What words that are not very specific should never be used in transitions?

39. What is convergence?

40. What is the number one goal of great high school papers?

41. Can I use cartoon characters - song lyrics or another publication's photographs in my publication?

42. What is the rule of thirds?

43. What is a sidebar?

44. What is the biggest mistake when writing a lead?

45. What is the journalist's code?

46. What makes a good lead?

47. Should you use a question in a lead?

48. How do I make sure the image size is correct in PhotoShop?

49. Which one of the following is the AP Style for money?

50. What type of questions should you avoid in an interview?