November 18, 2004

The Providence Journal launches scholastic journalism competition

Providence, RI -- Rhode Island middle/junior and high schools are invited to enter The Providence Journal's Scholastic Journalism Competition.

All Rhode Island middle/junior and high school newspapers are eligible to enter the competition. Individual categories range from in-depth reporting to feature writing to sports reporting and illustration. School newspapers entering the best newspaper category will receive a written critique by a panel of professional journalists.

For more information, or an entry form, call The Providence Journal Promotion Department at 401.277.7637, or go online at

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