Category: The Good

A Retool for the News

Posted on 07/20/11 by admin No Comments
A Retool for the News

Journalists adapt to the rise of social media in their jobs By Joseph Cardenas | Felix Varela High School In the early morning of May 2, 2011, Sohaib Athar was sleeping in his Abbottabad, Pakistan home when he…

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Audience as King of Content

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Audience as King of Content

News literacy aims to educate citizens in finding the truth By Liana Clarke | South Plantation High School An American flag waves atop the LaRouche Political Action Committee website, giving the site a sense of political authority. The…

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Old Connections, New Wires

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Old Connections, New Wires

Seniors using new technology to stay in tune with family By Courtney Coleman | South Dade Senior High For Sandy Frank, it’s sometimes been a challenge to stay connected with family members living in Georgia. Being too far…

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Virtual Word of Mouth

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Virtual Word of Mouth

School groups use Facebook to broadcast news, events By Morgan Kidd | Pembroke Pines Charter High School The bell rings and 1st period’s gossip has filled the hallways. Everyone pulls out their phones and posts the news on…

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High-Tech Inspirations

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High-Tech Inspirations

Cancer survivors, patients connect through Facebook By Brittany Castro | John A. Ferguson Senior High School Six-year-old Daniella Bostwick sat on her hospital bed as blood gushed from her mouth and nurses scolded her father for helping remove…

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Making the Smart(er)phone

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Making the Smart(er)phone

Teens joining race to develop the next chart-topping apps By Eric Farlow | Westwood Christian School Tushar Singal is like most high school students who use technology. The 16-year-old Pembroke Pines sophomore plays video games, connects with his…

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Posing for the World

Posted on 07/18/11 by admin No Comments
Posing for the World

FIU student seeks to unite the globe with photo website By Sabrina Rodriguez | Hialeah Senior High School Sara Conklin decided to pose in her pictures to express her joy without having to smile. Little did she know…

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Profiting the Non-Profits

Posted on 07/18/11 by admin No Comments
Profiting the Non-Profits

Groups go online to raise awareness at very little cost By Elena Tayem | Atlantic Community High School Placing a full-page, color advertisement in the Sunday Miami Herald: About $10,000. Buying a 30-second commercial during WSVN’s evening news…

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Love on a Wire

Posted on 07/14/11 by admin 1 Comment
Love on a Wire

Social media sites revolutionize teen courtship rituals By Giselle Señas | Miami Lakes Educational Center Like any other day after school, Alexis Travieso put his bag in its usual corner of his bedroom and sat at his desk….

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Tweets from the Heart

Posted on 07/07/11 by admin No Comments
Tweets from the Heart

South Florida man reflects on heroism after Haitian earthquake By Sarah Roussell | Cooper City High School It was a Tuesday like any other for Herold Charles on Jan. 12, 2010. The 17-year-old junior at Miami Lakes Educational…

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