High school seniors address a critical moment and build community in Princeton’s 2020 Summer Journalism Program

Aug. 21, 2020

"On any given Zoom session during the 2020 Princeton Summer Journalism Program (PSJP), students tuned in from all across the country, some babysitting their siblings in the background, and others calling in from a train or just getting out of work.

In the past, the program hosted 40 high school seniors from low-income backgrounds on Princeton’s campus for 10 days, free of charge, to learn the ins and outs of journalism from professional reporters. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, however, this year’s program was quickly adapted into a seven-week virtual experience that asked everyone involved to rise to the occasion..."

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