Self-censorship causes student journalists to doubt their news sense and question if it’s worth it to try to make a difference.
UPDATE: On Feb. 12, the administration at Westside High School in Omaha, Nebraska censored a student editorial about censorship. The same day, one of the Westside journalism advisers resigned. This came shortly after Westside student journalists testified on Jan. 29 for a bill that would have prevented this censorship. On Feb. 10, District 66 Superintendent… Continue reading Nebraska high school censors student editorial about censorship, and journalism adviser resigns
There's a small but powerful item on today's New York Times Learning blog that should bring a gasp from anyone who cares about building safe schools that encourage critical thinking.