For the Media
Since 1974, the Student Press Law Center has been devoted to educating high school and college journalists about the rights and responsibilities embodied in the First Amendment, and supporting the student news media in covering important issues free from censorship. The Center provides free information and educational materials for student journalists and their teachers on a variety of topics.
Frank LoMonte, executive director
(703) 807-1904, ext. 121
Adam Goldstein, attorney advocate
(703) 807-1904, ext. 122
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In the News
- Group criticizes media guidelines for Univ. of Alabama rush, Fox 6 WBRC (8/16/2014). Frank LoMonte discusses the University of Alabama media guidelines for sorority rush.
- The Affordable Care Act And College Journalists: An Imperfect Match, WUNC 91.5 (8/13/2014). Frank LoMonte discusses the the impact of the Affordable Care Act on college newsrooms.
- Professor speaks out, protests new social media policy, The K-State Collegian (7/1/2014). Frank LoMonte responds to the Kansas regents' social media policy.
- Inside the First Amendment: 'Passionate conversations are a good thing', The Green Bay Press Gazette (6/17/2014). Frank LoMonte discusses censorship in high schools.
- Lawmakers throttle campus records bill, Delaware Online (6/12/2014) Adam Goldstein explains the records exemptions for Delaware universities.
- SPLC attorney Adam Goldstein questions ownership of the WRAS 88.5 FM FCC license , The Signal (6/4/2014) Adam Goldstein discusses a deal between Georgia State University and Georgia Public Broadcasting that will affect the student radio station, WRAS.
- Proposed takeover of station's airtime pits Ga. university, public radio against listeners, Associated Press (6/1/2014) Adam Goldstein discusses the GSU/GPB deal concerning WRAS.
- Neshaminy school board postpones vote on reversing "Redskin" ban, Philadelphia News (5/20/2014) Adam Goldstein discusses the Neshaminy school board's vote concerning the student newspaper's ban of the word "Redskin."
- GW releases list of 15 penalized Greek groups, The GW Hatchet (5/19/2014) Frank LoMonte comments on George Washington University's publication of a list of 15 Greek-letter organizations that have faced sanctions.
- Baptist university in Ohio confiscated student paper that included LGBT content, The Dallas News (5/9/2014) Frank LoMonte comments on a newspaper confiscation at Cedarville University.