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Westport Local Press launches with hopes of being a community platform

The Westport Local Press was created by Jamie Bairaktaris ’16 after the closure of WestportNow. The website aims to be a community platform for Westporters.
December 15, 2020

Between working as an EMT, working at Saugatuck Sweets and an elementary school, Jamie Bairaktaris ’16 never envisioned having time, or an interest, to start a news website. However, a passion for photography...

BuzzFeed copy editor visits journalism students

BuzzFeed copy editor visits journalism students
December 10, 2017

By Caroline Donohue and Ella Bloomingdale '20 Emmy Favilla, a senior commerce editor at Buzzfeed NYC came to Staples High School on Nov. 29 to speak about her book “A World Without ‘Whom,’”...

Ms. Krikorian Adjusts to the Halls of Staples with her Passion for English and Journalism

May 10, 2016

Heading straight out of the journalism industry and into the halls of Staples, Sarah Krikorian is one of the newest additions to the English department. Sharing her passion and enthusiasm with her...

Students draw distinctions between reality and virtual reality

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November 17, 2015

The New York Times sent out a Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Viewer to paper subscribers on November 8, 2015 as part of an initiative to begin the “future of journalism.” According to the NYT...

Charlie Hebdo tragedies shake Paris, Staples and the world

Charlie Hebdo tragedies shake Paris, Staples and the world
January 9, 2015

At 10 Rue Nicolas-Appert in the 11th Arrondissement, at about 11:30 a.m in Paris, France, Wednesday, Jan. 7, three men launched a terrorist attack against satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo that left 12...

Award-winning photojournalist Spencer Platt speaks to Inklings

Award-winning photojournalist Spencer Platt speaks to Inklings
April 27, 2014

Renowned photojournalist and Staples graduate Spencer Platt ’89 visited Inklings during period 6 on Wednesday, April 24 to talk to aspiring journalists about his career. Frequenting such publications...

Jock Talk: Existence of Women’s Professional Sports is Sexist

October 22, 2010

Danica Patrick, an example of a woman in a coed professional sport. | Image by david_shankbone via Flickr Julia Friedman '11 Staff Writer I’m not a complete sexist, even though most people assume...

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