5 percent for undergrads, zero for grad students
40 percent for undergrads, 35 percent for grad students
10 percent for undergrads, 5 percent for grad students
None. It's pass/fail for everything except stories published.
15 percent for capstone undergrads, 20 percent for other undergrads, and 15 percent for grad students
You have more than one published correction
You have one published correction
You have a published correction AND you didn't do an accuracy check on the story.
Immediacy, Enterprise, Community Knowledge and Conversation
Immediacy, Multimedia, Web and Print, and Information
Immediacy, Information, Databases, and Accuracy
Accuracy, Speed, Delivery and Opportunity
Does the source believe he or she will be harmed?
Is the source hiding behind anonymity to take a cheap shot at an enemy?
Is the source an official or other important person?
Is the information absolutely essential?
Is the story important enough to the health of our community to overrride the risk to the newspaper's credibility?
Yes, but we'll miss you.
Yes, but you only have one more you can miss.
Yes, but maybe I can reschedule the interview.
All of the above.
Taking material verbatim from the morgue.
Using material verbatim from the wire. Localizing wire stories is encouraged, but the wire service should be given a credit line.
Using material from other publications without attribution.
Using news releases verbatim.
All of the above
Writing for Story
Elements of Style
The Elephants of Style
Political viewpoints shouldn't be public on your Facebook profile.
You may not ''friend'' a source
You may declare that you're against abortion, as long as you're not covering the issue.
You may declare yourself a fan of Swafford's band "The Abusers."
All of the above
A and D
I can't wear political T-shirts, but Mizzou gear is OK
I can't wear Greek insignia if the letters are 6" or larger
Designer jeans with holes are OK, but really old jeans with holes aren't
Females shouldn't wear short-shorts on assignment or in the newsroom; males shouldn't wear shorts at all
Write correctly and clearly in forms and styles appropriate for the audiences served
Critically evaluate your work for accuracy and fairness, clarity, appropriate style and grammar
Understand and recite the acronym for the accrediting council
Understand the principles and laws of freedom of speech
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