This checkoff list could be used by a scribe to keep track of which Scouts have earned which merit badges or could be used by an individual Scout.
Journalism Merit Badge
One thing is for sure about journalism: It is never boring. For a reporter, almost every day is different from the last. One day you might interview the mayor of the city, the next day report on a car accident, and the day after that preview a new movie.
A reader asks about how old a Scout should be to work on a merit badge. The Guide to Advancement provides some answers.
The Journalism merit badge provides Boy Scouts who like to write or report the news with a way to investigate the various aspects of the journalism profession.