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News Writing allowed growth of knowledge in journalism and self

News Writing allowed growth of knowledge in journalism and self

Silvana Bautista, Web Co-Editor

May 16, 2014

On the first day of school, I stepped into The Pinion newsroom with a story based on the events of the previous day, which was the freshman orientation. That story was passable but I knew that it could have been better. Since that time, I have been taught the difference between writing a news story ...

We learned something about journalism

Lin Song and Jane Lavea

May 16, 2014

After a year of newswriting, we have a better vision of journalism. We learned the process of writing and putting together a newspaper. We also learned about our rights as a journalists and the purpose we have to always seek the truth. Leads should be concise, clear and colorful. There are different ty...

Newswriting Promotional Video

December 12, 2013

Thanks to Digital Media for making this video.

Star-Advertiser reporter talks to MHS journalists

Star-Advertiser reporter talks to MHS journalists

Sean Gleason, Print Design Co-Editor

August 17, 2013

Journalism writing can be challenging. Michael Tsai, a writer for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, shared advice with McKinley newswriting and photography students. Tsai said there are many sides to a story. It's important to understand both sides to get a complete analysis. Obtaining multiple perspectiv...

Alarca furthers her writing passion

Anthony Lee, reporter

September 6, 2012

Chanel Alarca (10) has had a passion for writing ever since she worked for her middle school newspaper in the seventh grade. With no regrets, she chose to register in McKinley high school's Newswriting course, after reminiscing about the great experiences she had when writing for her middle school's...