FFL Middle School Journalism Workshop

APRIL 3, 2017 | 2:30 PM | I.S. 126Q

Students from I.S. 126Q, 204Q and the YMCA Afterschool Program learned what it takes to write for a living – The students were introduced to the principles of journalism, from freelance journalist Kastalia Medrano, whose work has appeared in Time, and Tonic, among other places.

FFL CEO Mike Jackson, FFL Executive Director Sarose Klein assisted Ms. Medrano. The students covered how to choose stories and create newspaper headlines, while touching on important topics like accuracy, and objectivity, pitfalls like plagiarism and sensationalism, and how to distinguish real from fake news!

I.S. 126Q – Albert Shanker School for Visual and Performing Arts
31-51 21st St, Long Island City, NY 11106
2:30pm – 4:30pm , April 3, 2017