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Journalism welcomes friendly competition with Peep jousting

Journalism welcomes friendly competition with Peep jousting

CJ Ward, Segment Producer

April 29, 2019

Carlmont's journalism class experiments with marshmallow Peeps in teacher Justin Raisner's microwave in the name of data journalism. ...

Opinion: On the death of journalism

Opinion: On the death of journalism

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

April 25, 2018

Joseph Gomez examines the current state of mainstream journalism.

Journalism is under attack

Journalism is under attack

Talia Fine, Scot Scoop Editor

November 17, 2017

“Journalism is under attack,” said Lata Nott (Executive Director and the Newseum Institute and First Amendment Center, Washington D.C.), Jim Dale (Marketing Director at the University of North Texas), Houston Public Media, the Washington Post, and others. Journalism is under attack as student...

Viceland: A revolutionary reporting channel on the rise

Viceland: A revolutionary reporting channel on the rise

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

The same news over and over again. Politicians doing this, politicians doing that. The economy doing this, the economy doing that. The same materials are being regurgitated and sold to the people of this country as "breaking news." This no longer has to be the case, as a new reporting television...

Journalism breaks through in Carlmont Cup

Journalism breaks through in Carlmont Cup

Celine Yang, Scot Scoop Editor

September 29, 2015

It was a showdown. In a round of capture the flag, two opponents circled each other, eyes on the prize. Everyone else had been eliminated, and now the game entered sudden death. Suddenly, senior Taran Sun reached out and snatched the flag and just like that, it was over. After breaking an intense...

10 pieces of advice from Carlmont journalism seniors

10 pieces of advice from Carlmont journalism seniors

Danielle Hamer, Scot Scoop In Depth Editor

May 28, 2015

After four years, 720 days, two principals, and more than 30 football games and 10 dances worth of good times and memories at Carlmont , the students of the graduating class of 2015 are ready to embark on new journeys across the country that include college, gap years, and more. As the oldest students...

What journalism is really about

What journalism is really about

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

April 3, 2015

Since I've joined journalism I've always been asked the same question, "Why do journalists always try to be so controversial?" My answer, plain and simple, is, "We don't. It just happens." "If journalism is good, it is controversial by nature," said Julian Assange, Australian journalist and editor-in-chief...

Journalism unaware newspapers were used for environmental campaign

Journalism unaware newspapers were used for environmental campaign

Kelly Song, Highlander Editor

November 12, 2014

Carlmont has always been a strong advocate for trash awareness, speaking out against a garbage-strewn campus over the years. But when Carlmont Journalism students came to school last Wednesday to find that their newspapers had been used without permission for an environmental campaign, discontent...

Editorial: The case for high school journalism

Editorial: The case for high school journalism

Scot Scoop

October 17, 2013

Journalism education is facing a storm of peril. The court's ruling in Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, which concerned high school newspapers, has had far-reaching consequences over the past two decades. Not only has it changed the way journalism is taught at high schools, it has made it more ...

Highlander writers head to journalism boot camp

Highlander writers head to journalism boot camp

October 26, 2012

On Friday, Oct. 26, Carlmont journalism students traveled to a high school journalism boot camp hosted by the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club at the College of San Mateo. Student newspaper writers from Aragon, Carlmont, Gunn, Eastside Prep, Junipero Serra, Notre Dame, San Mateo, and Sequoia high...

Journalism students receive professional help

Journalism students receive professional help

October 25, 2011

On Oct. 21, Carlmont journalism students embarked to the College of San Mateo for an educational opportunity to enhance their own skills for their own newspaper, The Highlander. The field trip lasted about five hours, and during those hours, different lectures were held. This gave students a chance...

Carlmont Journalism program receives recognition at award ceremony

Carlmont Journalism program receives recognition at award ceremony

May 4, 2011

[media-credit name="Robert Fishtrom" align="alignright" width="223"][/media-credit] Carlmont's journalism program received much recognition at the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club's High School journalism awards ceremony on Monday, May 2. The ceremony was held at Ralston Hall on Notre Dame de Namur's campus where many local hi...

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