May 2018: SPLC reporters talk about reporting on concussions, sexual assault

Student Press Law Center reporters Gabriel Greschler and Taylor Potter spent the last few months working on two stories detailing the issues student reporters face when covering both sexual assault and concussions. In this month’s podcast, the two talk about their experiences and takeaways from their reporting. Sexual assault story. Concussions story.Hello everyone, this is… Continue reading May 2018: SPLC reporters talk about reporting on concussions, sexual assault

As college publications fight to stay independent of their administrations, newsrooms are banding together to #SaveStudentNewsrooms

Save Student Newsrooms calls on student-run publications to run editorials that highlight the need for student media on April 25 — the unofficial Support Student Journalism Day. They also ask alumni of student newsrooms to share their experiences with student media and to consider donating to their student paper. 

After three years, Anthony Mazur wins ownership of his photos and his former high school has promised to stop making students sign over their copyright

In 2015, Mazur, then a student at Flower Mound (Texas) High School, was ordered by his school administration to take down a Flickr page where he was selling school sports photos to parents. Months later, the school required all members of the yearbook class to sign an agreement that the district owns the copyright to any work they produce.

March 2018: Experts share tools and ideas for reporting on DACA

Three experts joined the Student Press Law Center and the Education Writers Association for a webinar on understanding how to report on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. The Chronicle of Higher Education Senior Writer Katherine Mangan, Education Week staff writer Corey Mitchell and immigration lawyer Dina Francesca Haynes explained some story… Continue reading March 2018: Experts share tools and ideas for reporting on DACA