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Pulitzer Prize photographer to speak in KC; KSPA students may request interviews

David Hume Kennerly, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, is scheduled to speak Tuesday, Nov. 3, at the World War I Museum at the Liberty Memorial in midtown Kansas City. He’ll show his photographs in a slide show presentation at the memorial after his reception and is being made available for interviews…...

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Fall conferences bring in more than 1,200 students and advisers

This week’s KSPA Fall Conferences in Hays, Manhattan and Lawrence saw more than 1,100 students and nearly 100 advisers attend numerous educational sessions and keynote addresses by Logan Aimone, the executive director for the National Scholastic Press Association, and Sports Illustrated photographer Bill Frakes. Aimone entertained the crowds at Fort…...

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Four Kansas news publications are Pacemaker finalists

News publications from Hays High School, Blue Valley High School, Shawnee Mission East and Kapaun Mount Carmel all earned Pacemaker finalist distinction Friday from the National Scholastic Press Association. The Pacemakers are considered the “Pulitzers” of scholastic journalism in the U.S., and only 54 high school newspapers and news magazines…...

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BVTV: Feature story NSPA finalist

Brittyn Fuller and Ty Grosshuesch profile a child born with a congenital heart defect and describe the impact the disease has had on the young man's family....

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Eleven Kansas students named NSPA contest finalists

Students from Shawnee Mission East, Skyline, Blue Valley Northwest, Kapaun Mt. Carmel, Blue Valley West and Shawnee Mission North have been named finalists in the National Scholastic Press Association’s Photo of the Year, Design of the Year, Story of the Year and Broadcast of the Year contests. The NSPA will…...

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Now is the time to discuss potential yearbook problems

Make sure you're not waiting until it's too late to talk to your students about the most important lesson they'll learn as journalists: their responsibilities, as well as the rights, accorded them by the First Amendment....

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