New press law guide available for student media

The Newspaper Association of America Foundation and the Student Press Law Center have produced “The Starting Point: Young Journalists and the Law,” a guide to the special legal and ethical issues involved when journalists are minors and when journalists interview sources who are minors.

The 41-page guide includes a review of legal and ethical issues in easy-to-understand language, along with related exercises, suggestions and recommendations. Targeted to adults who work with young journalists, each of the four chapters