High School Journalists to Hear Panels
Staff of CRIMSON To Explain Skills
Thirty-four editors of school newspapers will arrive this afternoon for the CRIMSON's first annual Conference on Scholastic Journalism.
Representatives of 17 high and prep schools will arrive in Cambridge at 4:30 p.m., and, after registering for the Conference, will be taken on tours of the College and will discuss their paper with a CRIMSON editor who has studied it this fall.
After dinner in the Houses they will hear addresses by Victor O. Jones '28, managing editor of the Boston Globe, William M. Pinkerton, director of the University News Office, and John U. Monro '34, director of Financial Aid. Then they will watch Saturday's CRIMSON go to bed, and spend the night in the Houses or at Radcliffe.
Saturday morning at 9:30 a series of panel discussions on various scholastic newspaper problems will begin. Topics to be considered include photography, censorship, makeup, editorial writing, reviewing, sports writing, the use of humor, finances, features, and news writing. The students will be able to attend two of these panels, and when the second set ends about 12:30 p.m., they will return to the CRIMSON for a buffet lunch. The Conference will adjourn after lunch.
CRIMSON president John G. Wofford '57 explained yesterday that the Conference was being held because "CRIMSON editors, by drawing on their own experience, both on the CRIMSON editors, by drawing on their own experience, both on the CRIMSON and on school papers, can make significant contributions to secondary school journalism," and added that he hoped that the school editors would profit by the conference.