Celebrating a Century of Scholastic Journalism Education

JEA Centennial

CELEBRATING A CENTURY OF SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM EDUCATION
Celebrating a Century of Scholastic Journalism Education

JEA Centennial

Celebrating a Century of Scholastic Journalism Education

JEA Centennial

Our 100 lists of 100: District of Columbia

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Home to some of the biggest conventions, Washington, D.C. is a hub of great journalistic activity.

1. SPLC
2. Free Spirit Award
3. the site of JEA/NSPA fall convention in 1988 with 2,300 attendees
4. the site of JEA/NSPA fall convention in 1993 with 3,349 attendees
5. the site of JEA/NSPA fall convention in 1998 with 5,121 attendees
6. the site of JEA/NSPA fall convention in 2003 with 4,803 attendees
7. the site of JEA/NSPA fall convention in 2009 with 6,353 attendees
8. the site of JEA/NSPA fall convention in 2014 with 6,404 attendees
9. the site of JEA/NSPA fall convention in 2019 with 6,061 attendees
10. Freedom Forum
11. The News Literacy Project
12. Ben’s Chili Bowl
13. mambo sauce
14. go-go music
15. Stephen Colbert comedian and tv host
16. Roger Mudd graduated from Wilson High School (now Jackson-Reed)
17. Maureen Dowd – NYT columnist
18. Diane Rehm born in D.C., graduated from Roosevelt H.S.
19. Colbert I. King graduated from Dunbar
20. John Dickerson
21. Dave Chappelle
22. Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts, Howard University
23. Washington Post’s investigations and special projects
24. Petula Dvorak
25. The Washington Post Young Journalists Development Program (now defunct)
26. Washington Post Newspaper in Education (now retired)
27. Home of Woodward and Bernstein
28. All the Presidents Men
29. NPR
30. Washington City Paper
31. Washington Blade
32. Petworth News hyperlocal
33. The Hill – Covering Congress and politics
34. Library of Congress
35. MLK Jr. Memorial Library designed by Mies van der Rohe
36. Frederick Douglass House
37. Smithsonian
38. National Gallery of Art
39. National Zoo
40. National Museum of African American History and Culture
41. Folger Shakespeare Library
42. National Arboretum and U.S. Botanical Garden
43. The Washington National Cathedral and Bishops Garden
44. DCPS Student Bill of Rights allowing students the exercise of the constitutional rights of free speech, assembly, and expression by students shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the following as part of the Educational Code
45. National Press Club
46. Mary Beth Tinker (not born here, but lives nearby and engages with D.C. students regularly)
47. American University – The Eagle
48. Howard University – The Hilltop, established in 1924 by Zora Neale Hurston and Eugene King
49. Georgetown University – The Hoya
50. Georgetown University – The Georgetown Voice
51. The Exorcist steps!
52. George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
53. The GW Hatchet (established 1904)
54. Catholic University – The Tower
55. The Newseum (now closed)
56. the U.S. Capitol
57. Second Saturdays student journalism program organized by Carol Lange and hosted by the Newseum
58. Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
59. Planet Word – a museum devoted to language
60. Rock Creek Park
61. the Potomac River
62. the C & O Canal and towpath
63. the Anacostia River
64. the Washington Nationals baseball team
65. the Washington Commanders football team
66. the Washington Mystics – WNBA
67. Washington Wizards basketball team
68. Washington Capitals hockey team
69. D.C. United mens soccer team
70. Washington Spirit womens soccer team
71. The Washington Post
72. The Washington Times
73. Politico
74. The Washington Informer – family-owned Black press
75. Black Broadway on U Street
76. Black Renaissance in D.C. includes Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, Sterling A. Brown, Billie Holiday
77. The Phillips Collection
78. Howard University, The Cathy Hughes School of Communications
79. U.S. Supreme Court
80. Humanities DC — grants and Soul of the City summer program
81. The Washington Post annual recognition of outstanding journalism by D.C., Maryland and Virginia student newspapers (retired)
82. Howard University graduates include Kamala Harris, Thurgood Marshall, Chadwick Boseman, Sean Combs, Nick Cannon, Taraji P. Henson, Toni Morrison, Zora Neale Hurston, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Stokely Carmichael, Isabel Wilderson
83. David S. Broder
84. Maureen Dowd
85. Wolf Blitzer
86. Michele Norris
87. Art Buchwald
88. Andrea Mitchell
89. Jim Lehrer
90. Gwen Ifill
91. Bob Schieffer
92. Brit Hume
93. George Stephanopoulos
94. David Gregory
95. Peter Baker
96. Ben Bradlee
97. Katharine Graham
98. Connie Chung
99. Bill Moyers

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