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Students from 1999's workshop.
Students in grades 9-12 who wish to improve their writing and to learn journalism techniques from professionals.
High School Journalism Workshop
July 10-14, 2000
The safe and secure environment of the college's 168-acre suburban campus only 12 miles from downtown Boston, offers the ideal setting for summer study. The college's facilities, including a swimming pool, gymnasium, and fitness center, will be open to students enrolled in the workshop.
Writing in the morning; photojournalism and layout/design in the afternoon.
Monday: Overview - Elements of a good story.
Tuesday: Interviewing techniques - Developing the story; Writing for the Internet
Wednesday: Sports as news; Sports as feature; Copyediting; Writing captions and headlines
Thursday: Writing editorials and reviews
Friday: Surveys; Proofreading; Story ideas
Photojournalism: Students wishing to learn photo techniques may choose this course. They must come with their own cameras and film.
Layout/Design: Instruction in how to use PageMaker.
Lecturers from various Boston area newspapers will speak.