I shared the rough curriculum I had established for working with a journalism club at a neighborhood school before my time there was cut short.
Just a week after I took a full-time job and told the club’s adviser that I’d have to take a bit of a sabbatical from my time there, I wanted to give a primer to have a conversation about the basics of journalism with her students.
In fewer than ten minutes, I tried to bottle an entire journalism degree into five bullet points. Clearly I missed plenty.
Below, see what I shared. Let me know what giant holes these high school kids will have in their foundation because of my failures!
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