The Center for Scholastic Journalism is committed to providing middle and high school journalism educators and students with the best training resources available and directing them to excellent programs provided by others. From our one-of-a kind online master’s degree program to our hosting of Ohio Scholastic Media Association conventions and conferences, preparing the next generation of journalists and citizens is one of our most important goals.


The Center for Scholastic Journalism, through its affiliation with the Ohio Scholastic Media Association, supports training opportunities and contests for student journalists throughout the year. Learn more about OSMA.


The Center for Scholastic Journalism is committed to the training and preparation of journalism educators, through our own programs and those of others. Learn more about our free summer CSJ Advanced Advising Workshop for experienced advisers, our master’s degree program for journalism educators and our support of the Ohio Scholastic Media Association.


Understanding the basics of media law is essential for any high school journalist or media adviser. But that understanding may be even more important for those working in a multimedia environment because of issues unique to the online world. Read Knight Chair in Scholastic Journalism Mark Goodman's suggestions in this excerpt from the National Scholastic Press Association Multi-Media Guidebook.