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October 2014 podcast: High school journalists' voices 'Still Captive'

Rebecca Tallent and David Burns of the Society of Professional Journalists discuss their sequel to Jack Nelson's book "Captive Voices"

September 2014 podcast: Oregonian reporter discusses her series on chronic truancy.

The Student Press Law Center's Executive Director Frank LoMonte interviews reporter Betsy Hammond of The Oregonian in Portland, about her series, "Empty Desks," on chronic absenteeism.

August 2014 podcast: Wis. student journalists discuss censorship of column about depression

Student journalists Madeline Halpert and Eva Rosenfeld discuss how their school prevented them from publishing a column examining the effects of depression on teens, and how their censorship elevated their message to the national stage.

July 2014 podcast: ProPublica reporting on seclusion and restraints results in playbook for reporters interested in pursuing similar story

ProPublica reporter Heather Vogell talks with Student Press Law Center Executive Director Frank LoMonte about her recent reporting into seclusion and restraint practices at schools across the country.

June 2014 podcast: Several recent Supreme Court decisions could have impact on student journalists

Jonathan Peters, law professor and Columbia Journalism Review correspondent, joins Student Press Law Center Executive Director Frank LoMonte to discuss the impact of several recent Supreme Court decisions on students and student journalists.

May 2014 podcast: Two student broadcasters discuss challenges facing college radio

Outgoing WRAS-FM General Manager Anastasia Zimitravich and current Program Director Josh Martin talk about a deal between Georgia State University and Georgia Public Broadcasting that gives daytime FM programming hours to professionals instead of students.

April 2014 podcast: In North Carolina and Ohio, two student editors discuss secret presidential searches

Secret presidential searches are becoming increasingly common at public colleges and universities around the country. Daniel Moore, editor of The Daily Kent Stater, and Michael Bragg, editor of The Appalachian, joined SPLC Executive Director Frank LoMonte this month on the podcast to discuss their schools' recent secret presidential searches.

March 2014 podcast: North Dakota's student journalism community pushes for an antidote to Hazelwood

North Dakota educators and students discuss their efforts to introduce and pass an "anti-Hazelwood" bill in the state. Guests include Jamestown University journalism professor Steve Listopad, adviser Jeremy Murphy, and Jamestown student journalists Dan Arens and Peter Odney.

February 2014 podcast: A new group is helping students make sure their voices are heard

Zak Malamed, founder of Student Voice, joined SPLC Executive Director Frank LoMonte to discuss his organization's goals and the importance of engaging young people.

January 2014 podcast: Pennsylvania student editors fight back against administrative censorship

Attorney Gayle Sproul of Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, LLP and Editor-in-Chief Gillian McGoldrick of The Playwickian at Neshaminy High School talk with SPLC Executive Director Frank LoMonte about the student newspaper's decision to stop using the word 'Redskins' and the community's response.

December 2013 podcast: Illinois reporters use public records to investigate Shaken-Baby Syndrome cases

Medill Justice Project Fellow Lauryn Schroeder talks with Student Press Law Center Executive Director Frank LoMonte about how she used public records to investigate Shaken-Baby Syndrome cases.

November 2013 podcast: New head of National Scholastic Press Association discusses plan

Diana Mitsu Klos talks with Student Press Law Center Executive Director Frank LoMonte about her new role as the National Scholastic Press Association's executive director.

October 2013 podcast: New study shows problems and possibilities of civic engagement in schools

This month, Peter Levine, executive director of Circle, the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, talks with Student Press Law Center Executive Director Frank LoMonte about a new study on the state of civic education.

September 2013 podcast: How well do high school administrators know the First Amendment?

Audrey Cunningham of Hiram College talks with Student Press Law Center Executive Director Frank LoMonte about her survey of high school administrators’ knowledge of the First Amendment.

August 2013 podcast: Two veteran advisers discuss ways to build strong alumni networks

Bill Casey, publisher of The Daily Iowan, and Michael Serino, student media adviser to The Ithacan, talk with Student Press Law Center Executive Director Frank LoMonte about the importance of building strong alumni networks.

June 2013 podcast: Longtime journalist launches news site aimed at young readers

Holly Epstein Ojalvo, a journalism educator and founder of GoKicker.com, talks with Student Press Law Center Executive Director Frank LoMonte about her news site aimed at under-30 readers.

May 2013 podcast: 'Tinker Tour' plans nationwide trip to discuss student rights

Mary Beth Tinker and Mike Hiestand discuss their upcoming "Tinker Tour" with Student Press Law Center Executive Director Frank LoMonte.

March 2013 podcast: Huffington Post editor discusses heightened attention on colleges and sexual assault

Huffington Post College Editor Will McGuinness talks about the site's coverage of sexual assaults on college campuses and what college journalists can do to cover the issue.

February 2013 podcast: Professional, student media tackle restrictions on press covering sports

Kevin Goldberg of Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, LLC, discusses legal issues in restrictions on media credentials for college athletic events.

January 2013 podcast: Ohio reporters share story exposing student seclusion rooms

Interview with reporters Jennifer Smith Richards of The Columbus Dispatch and Molly Bloom of StateImpact Ohio about their series on student restraining rooms, "Locked Away."