Entries by Jeff Browne

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Weekly Scroll for May 24, 2019

News, Tips and Advice from Quill and Scroll’s Jeff Browne “Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set ye free.” — Quill and Scroll motto The Lede Remembering Our Fallen In the days leading up to Memorial Day 2019, the United States continues to be a country riven by political differences: The House […]


Texas journalist wins top Q&S scholarship

Six students from five states earn awards to help them study journalism in college Sophia Ryland from A. N. McCallum High School in Austin, Texas has been named the 2019 winner of the George and Ophelia Gallup Scholarship from Quill and Scroll, the International Honor Society for High School Journalists. Ryland, who will study journalism […]

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The Weekly Scroll for May 10, 2019

News, Tips and Advice from Quill and Scroll The Lede Tragedy — again — in Colorado Politics have again intruded on grieving students who simply wanted to mourn and remember a deceased friend and classmate. Journalists heard about it straight from the survivors. Students walked out of a gun-control rally Wednesday night in Highlands Ranch, […]

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The Weekly Scroll for April 26, 2019

News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll Honor Society for High School Journalists The Lede Kentucky students barred from DeVos event rip secretary of education Student journalists in Kentucky are crying “foul” after they were turned away from an 11 a.m. mid-week appearance in their hometown, Lexington, by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy […]

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Texas adviser wins Benz scholarship

Andrea Negri of Alief Hastings HS in Houston earns $500 from Quill and Scroll Andrea Negri of Alief Hastings High School in Houston, Texas has been named the winner of the 2019 Lester G. Benz Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded annually to a high school journalism teacher by Quill and Scroll. Quill and Scroll will […]

The Chronicle wins Student Journalist Impact Award from Q&S, JEA

Quill and Scroll and the Journalism Education Association have named The Chronicle staff at Classical Academy High School in Escondido, California, as winner of the 2019 Student Journalist Impact Award. After the death of one of their classmates, the staff of The Chronicle knew it needed to do something to help the school and community […]

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The Weekly Scroll for April 5, 2019

The Lede Mueller’s investigators say Barr memo isn’t quite accurate A little more than a week after U.S. Attorney General William Barr released a four-page memo purporting to summarize Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, some of the 19 attorneys from Mueller’s team are now saying Barr’s memo […]


Don’t Let Layoffs Deter You from Journalism

By Erica A. Hernandez CNN During the last two weeks of January about 1,000 jobs in media lost as the result of layoffs announced at BuzzFeed, HuffPost and Gannett — the nation’s largest newspaper chain. Let that sink in for a minute. As someone currently working in media, this scares me. As a student journalist, […]