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Multimedia Political Journalism gives students a chance to explore interesting topics

By Charles Cassel, Jacob Gaylord and Michael Stavintser

Staff Writers

Journalism is a medium that allows students and people from all around the world to learn more about their surroundings. The Multimedia Political Journalism class at Summit Denali expands this topic by illustrating the ideas and current news of political figures, stances and topics.

“I will be back for Advanced Multimedia Political Journalism because I enjoyed the first class, and I would like to pursue it more,” Denali freshman Mark Haiko said.

Advanced Multimedia Political Journalism will be a new course at Summit Denali for the 2019-20 school year. Interested students must have already passed Multimedia Political Journalism (the introductory course) or complete a teacher recommendation form with their independent study paperwork. Interested students should email the journalism adviser, Liz DeOrnellas, at for more information.

“I would say that the work was a little bit harder for me because I don’t like to write, but it was very interesting and that helped me get through the class,” Denali sophomore Kyle Kobetsky said. “Going over topics and covering them was very interesting, but it was challenging.”

See below for a video about the Multimedia Political Journalism course:

Featured image (at the top of this post): Journalism students participate in a Socratic seminar to reflect on their current event lessons. PHOTO CREDIT: Mark Haiko

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