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Symposium program available

The full program for the 2018 First Amendment Symposium is now available by clicking here. The event is Wednesday, March 7 and begins at 10:30 a.m. in the south atrium of the Indiana Statehouse. Keynote speaker Marisa Kwiatowski, Indianapolis Star investigative reporter, will discuss her team’s efforts in breaking the U.S. Gymnastics/Larry Nassar scandal and why journalism is […]

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Five finalists named for journalist of the year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2018 The Indiana High School Press Association is proud to announce the finalists for the 2018 Indiana High School Journalist of the Year Award. While the full field of candidates was impressive and represented scholastic journalism programs from across the state, the competition’s judges felt these five students exemplified the […]

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Student press freedom bill defeated

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A bill that would have extended First Amendment press freedoms to Indiana middle and high school students died in the House Monday. The vote was 47-45 in favor of House Bill 1016, authored by Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, but failed because it didn’t get the required 51 votes […]

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