Katie Horung: Mentoring Young Journalists in a Virtual World

Front Porch Magazine
February 2014 (pg. 1)

How does one teach a subject that, in its traditional form, is slowly becoming obsolete?  Or engage students who are more likely to consult Facebook for news than to pick up a reputable newspaper?  Facing the immediacy of today’s world, how does a teacher make journalism relevant?  These are questions that Katie Hornung, an English and journalism teacher at James Monroe High School, considers with more frequency each year, and she has discovered some cutting edge solutions along the way.