Below are your search results. You can also try a Basic Search.
Discussion and disagreement over a New Jersey high school’s prior review policy has moved a professional journalist to speak out on behalf of student journalists.
Adviser Thomas McHale, who oversaw Hunterdon Central Regional High School’s student newspaper for a decade, resigned in May after school officials started enforcing the district’s prior review policy.
We enjoyed the presentations and papers shared last week at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference here in Washington, D.C.
A year ago this week, staff of The Red & Black walked out in protest of policies they believed threatened student editorial control. For several days, students and the board of directors, which runs the independent nonprofit newspaper, found themselves at an impasse — culminating with a tense "open house" meeting where the paper's then-general manager got in an altercation with a student journalist covering the event.
Editors' note: This week, we're welcoming SPLC's fall interns, Samantha Sunne and Samantha Vicent (that's not confusing at all, right?). The two will be covering news affecting student media through December, and we're so excited to have the chance to work with them.
We should celebrate Constitution Day by praising the document as it was written, and not by adapting it to the whims of society or of court judges, Supreme Court associate justice Antonin Scalia said Monday.
"The source of our freedom is the Constitution that we're celebrating today," and not the Bill of Rights, he said.
In a speech at George Washington University, Scalia addressed the need to remain faithful to the framers' ideas in order to keep the judiciary, and other governmental bodies, from overstepping their bounds.
"Have you met the girl from Constitution High School whose student newspaper was censored?"
This was my introduction to Madeline Clapier, a senior at the school who was attending the Constitution Day celebrations Tuesday at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
Janet Yellen, President Obama's nominee for Federal Reserve chair, once interviewed herself for her high school newspaper. She was its editor-in-chief and school valedictorian.
"Next year I will attend Pembroke College where I’ve decided to major in math or anthropology or economics," the 1963 graduating senior said in her own interview.
Diana Mitsu Klos has been chosen to lead the National Scholastic Press Association, the organization announced Thursday. Klos has a long history of managing newsrooms in both the professional and the student media worlds.
A Florida student playfully throws a lollipop at his friend on the school bus -- and gets dragged off to jail on a battery charge.
It's no secret that college and university presidential searches are, increasingly, cloaked in secrecy until after a final decision is made.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600"] Someone smokes a joint in Boulder, Colorado.
Mazie Bryant and Jillian Beck — editors of The Crimson White and The Daily Bruin, respectively — know how frustrating it can be to get answers out of their universities.
So after running into repeated reporting roadblocks, they’ve decided to call attention to their universities’ public records responsiveness by making their records requests more transparent.
In newly debuted trackers, The Crimson White and The Daily Bruin now publicize details of the requests they’ve submitted to their institutions.
A trio of student journalists who fought to protect confidential sources while investigating events surrounding a peer’s suicide earned recognition this month from the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
The team from Saratoga High School’s The Saratoga Falcon — Samuel Liu, Sabrina Chen and Cristina Curcelli — were honored in the high school category of the James Madison Freedom of Information Awards.
The trend of broadcast companies receiving exclusive broadcasting rights to high school sporting events could continue to expand now that one of the one of the largest producers and aggregators of high school sports coverage is growing its team.
A Columbus Dispatch/SPLC collaborative investigation wins national recognition from the Association Press Managing Editors for shining a spotlight on the secretive campus disciplinary system and how sexual assaults systematically go underreported and result in lenient punishment.
2015 was a rollercoaster year for student media and First Amendment rights in schools. Review the year's highs and lows in the SPLC's recap post.
Federal rules require "research" involving "human subjects" to be approved by colleges' Institutional Review Boards. Overzealous colleges occasionally have insisted that student journalists submit their surveys or questionnaires for institutional pre-approval, violating basic principles of press freedom. The SPLC is urging the federal government to adopt a proposal categorically removing journalism from the purview of IRBs.
The Journalism Education Association has presented some of its top annual awards to organizers of the "New Voices" student press rights movement, including the architects of successful campaigns in Illinois, Maryland and North Dakota.
The now-resolved Rolling Stone libel case provides a roadmap of avoidable hazards that future journalists can observe when covering sensitive campus stories.
A citizen activist lost his First Amendment case against a Missouri police department when a federal court held that there is no constitutional right to insist on access to photograph government activities. The ruling does nothing, however, to undermine the well-established right to photograph police when they're doing official business in public.