‘Just knock on the door’: Mentorship moments that changed these education journalists’ trajectories

From learning how to ask a neutral question to becoming confident enough to raise one’s hand in the newsroom, education journalists tell stories about receiving guidance and encouragement at times they needed it most. By Kristen Doerer Celebrated newsroom mentors such as the New York Times’ David Carr and the PBS NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill seem …
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ICYMI: Education writers in Los Angeles, student activist addresses media coverage

This week’s edition of the Best of the Week newsletter is highly abbreviated because of the EWA national conference in Los Angeles.  BEST EDUCATION JOURNALISM OF THE YEAR The nation’s education writers met up in Los Angeles this week to learn, network, and find out who would win the Education Writers Association annual journalism awards. One …
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