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WaPo: “When student journalists need defending, SPLC lawyers swoop in. For free.”

The following is an article published on The Washington Post on June 18, 2017.  To view the article on their site, click here. — When student journalists need defending, these lawyers swoop in. For free. By Margaret Sullivan In recent months, millions of dollars in donations have rained down upon journalism organizations, prompted by President Trump’s […]

Continue Reading Bill to protect student journalists officially dies

This is an excerpt from an article written by reporter and Franklin College student Katie Stancombe. Read the full article here. — Student journalists have no chance of gaining stronger First Amendment rights now that a bill that would have protected them is dead. A student journalists protections bill, previously known as House Bill […]

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A letter to New Voices Advocates after legislation dies

Below is a letter Indiana High School Press Association Director Diana Hadley sent to New Voices Advocates the evening after the New Voices bill died at the session on Thursday, April 20, 2017. — New Voices Advocates, On the eve of the last day of the 2017 Indiana legislative session, the New Voices bill ran out […]

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