This site is a great resource for budding journalists who want to get an idea of what news reporting is really like. The Paper Lake Times web site gives students a hands-on journalism experience, with answers to important questions for reporters, such as: What makes something newsworthy? What does "freedom of speech" mean? Why do reporters need to be objective, accurate, and fair? After students learn about issues that are important to understanding the basics of journalism, they can take a practice test and move on to learning the skills they need to start writing for the news media. The

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