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Student Journalism

Colorado Looks to Strengthen Protections for Student Journalists and Their Faculty Advisers

A Democratic state representative and former journalism teacher from Colorado, Barbara McLachlan, is pushing for legislation that would provide extra protections for student journalists and the teachers who advise them. 

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Appeals Court Rules that University Violated Satirical Publications’ First Amendment Rights

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit overturned a lower court’s ruling that had dismissed a lawsuit brought […]

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Liberty University’s President Defends Right to Censor Student Newspaper

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. defended his right to censor the university’s student newspaper, arguing that the practice does […]

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Gene Policinski Commentary: Student Journalism: More Needed Than Ever

The Newseum Institute’s First Amendment expert, Gene Policinski, originally published this commentary on January 31, 2019, on the Newseum blog, […]

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Arkansas Student Newspaper Overcomes Censorship Dispute

The controversy that ensued over an investigation published by student journalists—despite a state law protecting their rights—has come to a close. Student […]

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Florida School Board Wants To Hold Newspaper In Contempt For Publishing Parkland Shooter’s Records

A Broward County judge lambasted the Sun Sentinel for publishing disclosed information contained in a redacted report that the paper […]

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Efforts to Protect College Media From Suppression Gain Traction

College Media Association President Chris Evans reviews efforts over the past year to ensure college press freedom. A 2016 report […]

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