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Updating High School Journalism High school journalism advisors listen to a presentation about photography, photoshop and multimedia in journalism today

The Iowa High School Press Association’s Annual Winter Thaw Educates Journalism Advisers about Student Rights, New Media

Winter Thaw was an especially accurate name for the Iowa High School Press Association’s annual retreat.

A harsh winter storm hit the state the night before, but the Iowa High School Press Association (IHSPA), headquartered at The University of Iowa, forged ahead with its sixth annual Winter Thaw on Feb. 20 at Grand View University in Des Moines. The retreat brings together high school journalism educators from across Iowa for a day of workshops, discussion and presentations.

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Well-Deserved Honor The annual fourth estate banquet honors journalism students with scholarships, recognition

Fourth Estate Banuquet

54 students honored at annual ceremony

Students received a total of over $140,000 in scholarships at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Fourth Estate Banquet on April 16.

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Planning and Negotiating Stewart discusses ideas for an upcoming issue of The Daily Iowan with staff members

Daily Iowan names Stewart 2010-2011 Editor

He thought he wanted to be a chef. But for Brian Stewart (junior, Iowa City, Iowa), an even larger opportunity was cooking. Three years after setting foot in The Daily Iowan newsroom, Stewart is slated to be its next editor.

"I'm confident," he said of his 2010-2011 academic-year appointment. "I have a lot of great ideas for improvement."

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