SPLC is collecting information on the censorship student journalists are facing regarding use of chosen names and preferred pronouns.
SPLC taught nine workshops over the course of three days at the National High School Journalism Convention in Los Angeles, covering topics ranging from New Voices training sessions to copyright law to reporting on #MeToo. During this time, SPLC staff connected with hundreds of young student journalists, advisors and teachers from across the country. Being… Continue reading Uncertainty, censorship of chosen names, and adviser burnout — SPLC staff reflects on convention conversations￼
The Student Press Law Center is delighted to welcome media, education and nonprofit veteran Michael Bolden to its Board of Directors.
SPLC sponsored the keynote address with Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, trained students through workshops and reconnected with the student journalism community.
On March 29, the Student Press Law Center, in collaboration with PEN America, will launch the first-ever Global Press Freedom Advocacy Institute for student journalists.
On Feb. 24 student journalists and national press freedom organizations across the United States stood up and celebrated Student Press Freedom Day. Embracing the theme of “Unmute Yourself,” students and allies across the country did just that. Student Press Freedom Day is an annual nationwide event that recognizes student journalists, raises awareness of challenges facing… Continue reading Students across the US “Unmute Themselves” for 4th annual Student Press Freedom Day
Carolyn Heckle – a junior at Corning-Painted Post High School in Corning, New York – understands the importance of a free press and the power of a phone call. She and her classmates conducted a phone banking effort to advocate for student press freedom through the New York Student Journalist Free Speech Act. The law… Continue reading New York Students ‘Call’ for Student Press Freedom
In preparation for the fourth annual Student Press Freedom Day on Feb. 24, the Student Press Law Center (SPLC) hosted a series of skills-building workshops which gave participants tangible skills they can utilize in their work both as journalists and as advocates for press freedom. Get involved this Student Press Freedom Day Student journalists must… Continue reading SPLC trains hundreds of student journalists in preparation for Student Press Freedom Day
Join the Write In for Student Press Freedom February 24 @ 8p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT Sign up now The best thing you can do to improve student press freedom in your state is to talk to people in charge. Join us on Student Press Freedom Day for a letter writing party, where you’ll… Continue reading Write in for Student Press Freedom
The Student Press Law Center joined a coalition of professional and collegiate media groups in writing an open letter to Texas A&M University’s president, calling on her to reverse her decision to stop the print edition of its student newspaper