Attorney Bradley Shear discusses how his work could help make Maryland the 13th state with a law protecting the social media privacy rights of students in colleges and high schools.
Attorney Scott Colom discusses his victory in Bell. v. Itawamba County School Board, which addressed students' ability to criticize school officials off campus.
Deborah Caldwell-Stone of the American Library Association discusses the effects Internet filters in public schools and libraries have on learning.
Eric Bosco and Steve Fox of the University of Massachusetts Amherst discuss a class project investigating police officers' use of college students as undercover drug informants, which sometimes ends with tragic consequences.
Rebecca Tallent and David Burns of the Society of Professional Journalists discuss their sequel to Jack Nelson's book Captive Voices.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.