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Investigative journalism has shaped our countrys politics, but is declining with the digital age.

Investigative journalism’s decline

Mackenzie Prince January 28, 2022

As a result of the uptick in television news and social media, the number of consumers of physical newspapers has plummeted. This has caused many subsections of media to be cut back, such as product reviews,...

Senior Erica Sammarco of Colts Neck lights her candle using the candle of truth.

Quill and Scroll resumes after year-long hiatus, inducts new members

Meredith Prud'homme June 3, 2019

On May 31, sophomores, juniors, and seniors of The Inkblot were inducted into the student journalism honor society, Quill and Scroll, in room 107 during lunch. After the honor society’s one year-long...

Woolley poses in front of a defaced mural of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad while covering the Iraq War in 2005.

Woolley: from newsroom to classroom

Emily Toro November 21, 2018

“I have always wanted to teach from the very first time I was in a newsroom,” said journalism teacher Wayne Woolley. CHS recently hired Woolley in September of the 2018-19 school year. Before...

Over the summer, senior Kaitlyn Hammond of Wall attended the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference.

Five days, 51 journalists, one unforgettable experience

Kaitlyn Hammond September 22, 2018

“I didn’t realize the magnitude of this conference.” I said this several times throughout my five days at the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference, and I’ve been saying it ever since. When...

Junior Inkblot editors attend Columbia University conference

Junior Inkblot editors attend Columbia University conference

Andrew Wang March 21, 2017

The Inkblot junior edit board battled the cold, snow and crowds during their annual trip to the Columbia Scholastic Press Association conference at Columbia University from March 15 to 17. The three...

Journalism teacher Andi Mulshine began teaching at CHS after her own career in journalism.

Mulshine’s passion is journalism

Evan Kuo December 22, 2016

The job description of a journalist is simple: find the facts and report the truth. But the varied experiences, both positive and negative – some downright frightening – make the job a constant thrill,...

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