Entries by Jeff Browne

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The Weekly Scroll for May 4, 2018

News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society Compiled and written by Quill and Scroll journalists The Lede World Press Freedom Day Thursday marked the 25th anniversary of the United Nations’ World Press Freedom Day. In an editorial, The Los Angeles Times has a pretty strong take on the state of press freedom: […]

Hammers, fists, anvils. Feathers, smiles, candles.

Whichever metaphor suits you, the key to our collective future is the pursuit of truth. Philosophers, poets and marketers often use metaphors to define truth. For some, the truth is literally hard. The autobiography of 18th-century American investigative journalist James Callender — who uncovered Thomas Jefferson’s fathering of children birthed by slave Sally Hemings — […]

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Weekly Scroll for March 16: Walkout Edition

News, tips and advice from and about Quill and Scroll International Honor Society for High School Journalists The Lede: Walk Hard. This week’s fusillade of national news has still been dominated by the #marchforourlives movement orchestrated by teenagers in response to the mass shooting and the 17 lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School […]

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The Weekly Scroll for March 9, 2018

News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society Compiled and written by Quill and Scroll journalist Caitlyn Martin The Lede: Navigating Bad News Pennsylvania’s Elizabethtown Area High School’s student newspaper found themselves in a tricky spot after posting a controversial interview with a school board member online without administration approval. Read […]

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Weekly Scroll for March 2, 2018

News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society Compiled and written by Quill and Scroll journalists Marni Wax and Caitlyn Martin The Lede: Parkland Teens teach power of passion and persistence. Empowered student survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting are making waves in the battle for gun control. […]

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Weekly Scroll for Feb. 23, 2018

News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society Compiled and written by Quill and Scroll journalist Marni Wax The Lede: The tragedies go unaddressed. Almost two decades later, countless mass shootings and dozens of killed students, it’s clear that nothing has changed (or has even started to). Every debate is the […]

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The Weekly Scroll — Jan. 12, 2018

Oprah, Dianne and Katharine. And Scroll. News, tips and advice from the Quill and Scroll International Honor Society Compiled and written by Quill and Scroll journalists The Lede: Celebrity Presidents? Oprah in the Oval Office? You all have probably at least heard about — if you haven’t watched it — media mogul Oprah Winfrey’s speech […]