Illinois Press Association/ EIU High School Journalism Workshop |
The IPF/EIU High School Journalism Workshop is an 11-day residential program that provides students an intimate look at journalism as a career. The goal is to educate students about the journalism profession, including approaches by modern, digital newsrooms. The workshop introduces students to the complete process of publishing news: gathering and validating information, substantiating and using multiple sources, writing news, editing, designing, and production. In addition, students are exposed to the concepts of news literacy and how to differentiate and establish fact from fiction in today's sometimes frenetic,Tags: Camps and Conferences | College of Arts and Humanities | Current Students | Journalism Department | Prospective Students
rush-to-report news environment. This year’s workshop takes place June 19-29, 2018. Graduating seniors are eligible to participate.
Better Government Association's Watchdog Training |
The Better Government Association, a full-service, nonpartisan, watchdog organization committed to ensuring good government and promoting accountability, is conducting one of its "Watchdog Training" sessions on campus. The training is two hours long, teaches people the basics of the Freedom of Information Act, how to file a FOIA request, and what to do in the event that a FOIA request is denied. This training is conducted by Annum Haider, BGA's Civic Engagement & Research Analyst, and the BGA's outside attorney, Matt Topic. The Watchdog Training is free, and open to all members of the EIU and Coles County communities.Tags: Academic Calendar | College of Arts and Humanities | College of Sciences | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Journalism Department | Lectures/Seminars | Political Science