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A blog for pre-college journalists and their teachers from the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University.

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Video: How to follow the document trail

Jenifer McKim, senior reporter with the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University, offers four tips for reporting a story through public...

Beyond the high school newspaper: 5 next steps

So you write for your high school newspaper and want to take the next step as you ponder a possible career as a journalist....
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Video: How to submit an FOIA Request

Jenifer McKim, senior reporter with the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University, offers five tips for preparing and submitting a request...

Applications now accepted for 2019 summer institute

High school students interested in getting a jump on next summer may now apply for the 2019 Pre-College Summer Journalism Institute at Boston University,...