These articles, webinars and more provide specific guidance for those looking to dive even deeper into financial strategies for their student newsrooms.
It has never been more important for student media to have a strong digital presence. As you cut back on print, investments must be made to ramp up your online presence — on this page you'll find some ideas for building up your capacity and infrastructure.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 3, 2018 Contact: Diana Mitsu Klos, director of engagement (202) 728-7267/ firstname.lastname@example.org For their ingenuity and daring to publish a story about the firing of a popular teacher on a website they created after it was censored from their newspaper, Conor Spahr and Max Gordon are the recipients of the 2018… Continue reading NEWS RELEASE: “Courage in Student Journalism Award” goes to Utah couriers of democracy who launched a news website after their school censored them
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCT 27, 2018 Contact: Diana Mitsu Klos, director of engagement (202) 728-7267/ email@example.com For doggedly exposing controversies involving campus and local police, The Southwestern College Sun is the recipient of the Student Press Law Center’s 2017 Reveille Seven College Press Freedom Award. “The culture at The Sun is to speak truth to… Continue reading NEWS RELEASE: The Southwestern College Sun recognized with national award for holding law enforcement agencies accountable
FRIDAY, SEPT. 7 Welcome back to school! From Sept. 4-7 we're posting an article each day with links to key legal issues and topics that will help get your academic year off to a strong start. Our Day Four links can help you develop a professional, candid relationship with administrators. They don’t always like what… Continue reading Back to School Tips — Day Four: Start the year right with your school’s administrators
Thursday, Sept. 6 Welcome back to school! From Sept. 4-7 we're posting links to key legal issues and topics to ensure your academic year is off to a great start.Day One: Strong journalism is your best defense.Day Two: Having "The Talk"Our Day Three links center on the complexities of copyright and other journalism and legal… Continue reading Back to School Tips — Day Three: Copyright, model agreements and other key topics
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5 Welcome back to school! From Sept. 4-7 we're posting links to key legal issues and topics to ensure your academic year is off to a great start. Day One: Strong journalism is your best defense. Our Day Two topic is about how to be an effective journalism adviser. As the school… Continue reading Back to School Tips — Day Two: Having “The Talk”
TUESDAY, SEPT. 4 Welcome back to school! From Sept. 4-7 we're posting links to key legal issues and topics to ensure your academic year is off to a great start. Our Day One theme is about how producing strong journalism is always your best defense. Basic knowledge of laws that affect journalism should be part… Continue reading Back to School Tips — Day One: Strong journalism is your best defense.
A coalition led by the American Association of University Professors and the Student Press Law Center warns of escalating threats to the civic health of America's colleges as a result of the retaliatory removal of journalism advisers and other attacks on the freedom of the student media, calling for a "significant cultural readjustment" that values transparency and accountability over image control.
The Student Press Law Center, a nonprofit advocate for the First Amendment rights of the student media, asked Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on Monday to investigate the treatment of two college journalists arrested during a weekend roundup at the site of the “Occupy Atlanta” demonstrations, and to drop all criminal charges against the journalists.