Agenda – 2010

Subject to change.

8:00 a.m.: Sign-in and Breakfast
• High school students will sit with their classroom teachers and be introduced to the seminar options and sign up for seminars.

9:00 a.m.: Welcome
• Welcome by Katina Paron
• Keynote Panel: Covering Education

with Liz Willen of Hechinger Institute and Rong Xiaoqing of Sing Tao Daily
Moderated by Jere Hester, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

10:00 a.m.: Workshop 1
Case Studies in the Classroom | Covering Immigrant Communities | Creating a Digital Slideshow | Freedom of the Press: Do You Have it? | Get On Top of Breaking News | Investing in Investigative Reporting | Journalists’ Mistakes: Lessons for Limiting Legal Risks & Ethical Lapses | New Advisers Meeting | Smart Talk: Basic Interviewing Skills | So You Want to be a Film Critic? | Why Nobody Reads Your Paper

11:00 a.m.: Workshop 2
All Advisers Meeting | Bringing Big Stories Home: The Art of Localizing News | Check Your Style: An Introduction to Copyediting | Covering the Community Outside of School| Getting Your Newspaper Online Using | Lightening Ledes | Nitty Gritty of Newspaper Design | Photography in a Digital Age | The Music of Writing | Using Social Media to Spread News | Why Nobody Reads Your Paper | Write it Right: Accuracy in Immigrant Coverage

Noon: Workshop 3
Advertising … Revenue Limitless! | Getting Real News from Real People | Grammar for Journalists | How to Blog and Gain Readers| No Cheering in the Press Box: Separating the Reporter from the Fan | Show Don’t Tell: Using Details to Tell a Story | Steal These Crime Coverage Tips| Surveys, Polls and Numbers Galore! | Taking GLBT Coverage Out of the Closet | Using Your Editor Power Wisely

1:00 p.m.: Lunch

1:45 p.m.: The Newsies! Award Ceremony

2:30 p.m.: Thank You and Goodbye

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