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Student journalist freedom bill passes committee unanimously

Selena Qian was one of six high school and college student journalists who testified for House Bill 1130 this week. Williams planned to testify, but he had to leave before the bill was heard. Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, and the bill’s sponsor, read Williams’ testimony. The bill passed the education committee hearing Thursday, Feb. 16 with a 13-0 vote. […]

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Dozens of student journalists attend HB 1130 hearing

Approximately 40 high school and college journalists from throughout Indiana attended a hearing for House Bill 1130 Tuesday, Feb. 14. The bill would extend first amendment protections to student journalists and ensure their rights as reporters. Six students and several advisers and directors of student press organizations testified in favor of the bill. The hearing […]

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