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Why Journalism?

Inkspot Staff


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What the Experts Say

Research conducted for the Newspaper Association of America Foundation provides clear evidence that student journalists earn better high school grades, perform at higher levels on college entrance exams and receive higher grades in college writing and grammar courses than students who lack that experience.

The “High School Journalism Matters” study builds on previous NAA Foundation research showing that students who work on their high school newspapers are more engaged in civic activities, better educated and more involved citizens as they grow older.


A National Council of Teachers of English resolution on the importance of journalism courses and programs in English curricula approved by the NCTE Board of Directors or the NCTE Executive Committee adopted at the 2004  Also includes a comprehensive works cited bibliography.

The Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication Secondary Education Committee adopted a position statement on the value of scholastic media. In 2008, the ASJMC sent the linked document to high school principals across the country, as well as to state scholastic press associations and other organizations concerned about scholastic media.

Frank LoMonte, the former director of the Student Press Law Center, penned this article on the value of high school journalism for The New York Times during the Student Journalism week during 2011.

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