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National Audio and Social Media contests

National Audio Contest American Student Radio (ASR) at Indiana University, is an Indiana contact for a national audio contest for high school students with This American Life’s Ira Glass. This American Life is a national and international award-winning, public radio documentary show, one of the top iTunes podcasts, and host and creator Ira Glass is one of the […]

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DOE announces good news about honors and weighted journalism classes

By Diana Hadley The First Amendment Symposium included some good news beyond the usual celebration of student accomplishments for Indiana’s journalism programs. Trish Whitcomb Sipes, special projects advisor for Indiana State Superintendent Glenda Ritz, welcomed the group on behalf of the superintendent and explained that last year’s symposium provided information about academic challenges for student […]

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Mary Beth Tinker to visit Franklin College

Mary Beth Tinker will be visiting Franklin College on Wednesday, Oct. 23. She spoke at IHSPA convention in 2006 and will also be in attendance at the 2014 First Amendment Symposium. After retiring from nursing, Tinker began the “Tinker Tour,” as she travels to schools across the United States to speak about the First Amendment […]

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