Uncertainty, censorship of chosen names, and adviser burnout — SPLC staff reflects on convention conversations

Five adults in lanyards stand around a blue SPLC convention table talking

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

Q&A with Ashleigh Fields, Editor-in-Chief of Howard University’s The Hilltop

Interview by Alexis Mason, Outreach and Operations Manager at the Student Press Law Center Student journalists are vital and keep their schools and communities connected and informed. SPLC recognizes the importance of student journalism and we want to use these Q&As to amplify their accomplishments, highlight the challenges they face, and broaden the understanding of… Continue reading Q&A with Ashleigh Fields, Editor-in-Chief of Howard University’s The Hilltop

Pulitzer-winners, packed rooms and in-depth legal trainings: highlights from SPLC’s return to in-person conventions

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Student journalist Elena Eberwein (left) interviews Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor during the SPLC-sponsored keynote address of the 2022 Spring CMA Convention in New York. (Photo by Alexis Mason)

SPLC sponsored the keynote address with Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, trained students through workshops and reconnected with the student journalism community.