PRESS RELEASE: JS Printing teams up with SPLC

As a new school year begins, JS Printing has joined the Student Press Law Center in supporting student journalists across the country. JS Printing is the new premier sponsor of the SPLC Web site, the leading resource for information on student free press and media law issues.

“We are proud to team up with JS Printing,” said Mark Goodman, Executive Director for the SPLC. “The company has a strong commitment to the student media and to helping educate young people about their rights and responsibilities as student journalists. “

By sponsoring the SPLC Web site and News Flash e-mails, JS Printing is helping bring the most up-to-date information to student journalists and their advisers and helping provide to them a resource for understanding the issues important to today’s media. JS Printing also will provide resources on legal issues for students on its Web site,

“Protecting student voices is very important to JS Printing, and we are delighted to have the opportunity to partner with the SPLC,” said Richard Mitchell, Vice President at JS Printing. “We want to support the student media, not just through producing quality printed products, but also by helping provide top quality resources to help them do the best job they can as journalists. “

Founded in 1989, JS Printing is proud to be an expert in printing student published newspapers. An overwhelming commitment to student journalism and keeping student papers in print is the force that drives JS to make student newspapers easy, rewarding and affordable. Last year alone, JS printed over 7 million copies of student newspapers.

Since 1974, the Student Press Law Center has been the nation’s only legal assistance agency devoted exclusively to educating high school and college journalists about the rights and responsibilities embodied in the First Amendment and supporting the student news media in their struggle to cover important issues free from censorship. The Center provides free legal advice and information as well as low-cost educational materials for student journalists on a wide variety of legal topics. The SPLC is a nonprofit, non-partisan 501(c)(3) corporation.