It was 25 years in the making, but student press protections finally passed the Arizona legislature Tuesday.
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New Voices tallies big win in Vermont
After months of back-and-forth, student press protections are on their way to the governor’s desk in Vermont.
Community College newspaper has its final issue reinstated, earns letter of support
A community college in Kansas has walked back, in part, actions taken to restrict its own student newspaper.
The fat lady is just warming up: New Voices legislation is pushing on throughout the country
Bills are advancing in states across the country, including a newly filed one that just debuted this week.
Indiana student press freedom bill runs out of time
A Hail Mary attempt to pass legislation guaranteeing constitutional protections for student journalists fell short in Indiana.
Young and the Restless: In daring twist, legislators in Indiana keep New Voices legislation on life support
Rumors of New Voices legislation's death in Indiana may have been exaggerated.
Virginia student confronts school board to end prior review — Q & A with Kate Karstens
Kate Karstens is a senior at George Mason High School in Falls Church, Virginia and the editor of their student newspaper, The Lasso. Since last March, she’s been on a campaign to codify press freedom in her school district by changing her school board’s policy of prior review. I spoke with her about her passion… Continue reading Virginia student confronts school board to end prior review — Q & A with Kate Karstens
New Voices legislation launched in Indiana
The New Voices campaign is sprinting off the block this year with the first anti-Hazelwood legislation of 2017 being filed in Indiana.
Shooting the messenger: Facebook post leads to community backlash against HS newspaper columnist
By Shelby Zeigler I am an opinion columnist for my high school newspaper, Uncaged News. I have always loved the excitement of writing an opinionated column that starts a civic discourse among the members of my community and it’s become something I’m quite well known for in our small town. When my journalism advisor came… Continue reading Shooting the messenger: Facebook post leads to community backlash against HS newspaper columnist
Graduate student attacked by looters during Oakland protest of presidential election
A journalism graduate student from the University of California-Berkeley was attacked while covering election protests in Oakland, last week.