Archives: scholastic journalism

The sliderule analogy

December 4, 2013 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: Home, teaching journalism.

The analogy between teaching journalism and teaching mathematics is just about perfect. But there’s a problem.

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Guiding the student photojournalist

May 14, 2013 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: photojournalism.

Those of us who have advised students publications or web sites know the type: the young man or woman who wants to take pictures. Often there is no one who joins the staff who is more enthusiastic or who expresses more willingness to go to work. The problem is that person has little or no experience.

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