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Resolution on Accepting Journalism Courses in English Curricula

1984 NCTE Annual Business Meeting in Detroit, Michigan

Background

The proliferation and increasing impact of mass media heightened NCTE members' concern about the need to help students understand how communications media function and develop their ability to analyze and interpret news and information. Members pointed out that well-designed journalism courses help students to become effective speakers and writers. Be it therefore

Resolution

Resolved, that the National Council of Teachers of English support the acceptance into English curricula of journalism courses which focus on the collecting, writing, and editing, or the interpretation and evaluation, of news and information.

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