The Journal Rewired


The mission of the Southport High School news magazine The Journal  and The Journal Rewired is to inform the Southport community of timely events and issues that affect their lives while being a voice for those of Southport.


Journal staff members will observe the same legal responsibilities as those imposed on all news media, and thus will refrain from production of material that:

  1. Is obscene, according to community standards;
  2. Is libelous, according to the legal definition;
  3. Creates a clear and present danger or an immediate material and substantial physical disruption of the school.


The Journal and The Journal Rewired also strives to refrain from racial and cultural stereotypes


The Editor-in-Chief is solely responsible for all content.


Views found in the Journal do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Journal staff as a whole, or of the staff or administration of Southport High School or the Metropolitan School District of Perry Township.

We will produce appropriate content by

  1. Keeping a worldwide view.
  2. Not stereotyping a race or cultural group.
  3. Knowing what is being reported and to whom it is being reported.


We will collect and gather information in a way that

  1. We use multiple sources
  2. We must also be credible and honest when providing information to the public.
  3. When reporting, we must tell the full truth
  4. We never plagiarize someone’s work


We will avoid mistakes and respect them by

  1. Owning our mistakes
  2. Not embellishing our work.
  3. Avoiding reporting and discussing topics in which the writer isconnected.
  4. Always double-checking our facts.


We will exclude human nature by

  1. Not telling lies, even white lies
  2. Not picking sides
  3. Not speaking our own opinion unless specified to do so
The student news site of Southport High School