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See, it's a duck. A singing duck. A duck singing about whooping some ass. And just like that - poof! Stress is gone.

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Created by the Society of Professional Journalists for the Council of Journalism Organizations, the site is intended to provide one-stop shopping for those looking for training opportunities.

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The in-house training newsletter of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Some issues are online, and more may be again, but for now, it's delivered by e-mail by signing up here.

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The newsletter comes out monthly and is delivered by e-mail. Here's how to get on the list.

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The New York Times says its eight-chapter guide to online publishing can help high school newspapers find their voices on the Internet.

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ASNE's home for its high school journalism offerings are divided into sections for students, teachers, those who need advice, editors who need guidance and those interested in broadcast careers. ASNE also operates a wire service and provides hosting for high school papers. Teachers can also apply for ASNE's two-week institute. This site has so many offerings, including a High School Journalism National Edition, which publishes stories by high schoolers, that you might be better offer checking its index.

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Serving both college and high school journalists, SPLC gives legal advice and provides up-to-date information about free speech, libel and access laws.

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Operated under the umbrella organization National Scholastic Press Association, ACP stages conventions, publishes a college version of Trends and is included in Sourcebook, a collection of resources both journalistic and commercial.

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A lot can happen in a few short years. Just look at what's happened in the past 10 years. Watch as Karen Brown Dunlap, Poynter's president; Janet Weaver, managing editor of the Tampa Tribune: Julie Moos, Poynter's online news editor; and Mike Cutler, news director of NewsChannel 5 in Nashville, lead a discussion on the need to adapt to technological changes. It's one of nine sessions at Editing the Future.

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The last people to see a story before it is published are ideally placed to watchdog issues of diversity in a story's content and language. Watch as Dori Maynard of the Maynard Institute explains how copy editors can ensure that coverage accurately reflects the community. She also shares a couple of teaching ideas that are effective in both classroom and newsrooms. It's one of nine sessions at Editing the Future.

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Recruiting top-quality journalists is just half the job of building a strong newsroom. Without professional development, skills stagnate and leaders fail to grow. Watch as Walter Middlebrook of Newsday and Jerry Sass of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as they share their advice on making good hires and developing effective leaders. A handout of ideas to foster diversity is also available. It's one of nine sessions at Editing the Future.

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Knowledge of how the world works is the special province of copy editors, and the work that they do - putting a story "in printable form with its values disclosed and brought within the understanding of the reader," as Adolph Ochs once said - protects a news organization's relationship with its audience. Hear more of what Nieman Curator Bob Giles had to say and download the full text of his speech. It's one of nine sessions at Editing the Future.

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Editors control "the most important information instruments in the history of humankind." And copy editors "aim for accuracy. We aim for clarity. We aim for balance - and, when we can get it, elegance of expression." Watch as John Seigenthaler, founder of the First Amendment Center, and John McIntyre, the Baltimore Sun's assistant managing editor/copy desk, underscore the value of editing. It's one of nine sessions at Editing the Future.

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Instead of asking frontline editors to come to a training center, NewsTrain takes training to them. Two-day workshops cost only $35 and are held throughout the country.

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City editors aren't the only ones who can benefit from developing their coaching abilities. At a workshop for news editors, writing coach Don Fry explains how copy editors can put the technique to work. And he demonstrates how to do it.

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A collection of sites with links to high school journalism resources.

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NSPA publishes Trends, an online magazine covering developments in high school journalism, including legal issues. NSPA also operates Sourcebook, a collection of resources both journalistic and commercial. NSPA also throws workshops and conventions, holds contests and awards fellowships.

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Based in Manahattan, Kan., the JEA was created as an association for high school journalism teachers. It bestows awards, publishes "Communication: Journalism Education Today," stages workshops and conventions and issues certificates to teachers who demonstrate their qualifications. Certification is completely voluntary.

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This honorary society for high school journalists was founded in 1926 to encourage student achievements. Today, 14,104 high schools around the world have been given charters.

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Serving both high school and college journalists, SPLC gives legal advice and provides up-to-date information about free speech, libel and access laws.

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