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Student journalism matters. This New Voices podcast is a resource provided by JEA's Scholastic Press Rights Committee (jeasprc.org) to keep advisers and scholastic journalism staffs informed about the campaign and issues related to student press rights coast to coast.

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Student journalism matters. This New Voices podcast is a resource provided by JEA's Scholastic Press Rights Committee (jeasprc.org) to keep advisers and scholastic journalism staffs informed about the campaign and issues related to student press rights coast to coast.

    F- Cheer: What the Mahanoy v BL ruling means for students' First Amendment rights

    F- Cheer: What the Mahanoy v BL ruling means for students' First Amendment rights

    Episode Notes
    In this episode, we look at the Mahanoy v BL case which the Supreme Court ruled on in June. It focuses on student rights of free expression using social media off campus. The very limited decision, siding with the student raised as many questions as it answered. Tripp Robbins interviews law professors and First Amendment attorneys Sommer Ingram Dean (also of Student Press Law Center) and Jim Wagstaffe. 

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    A Cheerleader, the F-Bomb and Student Expression

    A Cheerleader, the F-Bomb and Student Expression

    Episode Notes
    In this episode, we look at a case now at the Supreme Court centered on a high school sophomore, her Snapchat post - and four uses of the F-bomb. The implications for student free expression and free press are troubling. Tripp Robbins interviews law professor and First Amendment attorney Jim Wagstaffe who puts this case, B.L. v Mahanoy, in context of landmark student press decisions. 

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    • 25 min
    Editorial Boards: A Layer of Protection for Student Voices

    Editorial Boards: A Layer of Protection for Student Voices

    Episode Notes
    In this episode, we look at the protections an editorial board offers student journalists. Diana Day speaks with her co-adviser Debra Galler, Editor-in-Chief Sam Bitman, and Terry Bitman, longtime journalist, journalism professor, and Sam's grandfather, to discuss the establishment of their school newspaper's first editorial board.

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    • 23 min
    Student Media and Political Endorsements: Pros and Cons

    Student Media and Political Endorsements: Pros and Cons

    Episode Notes
    In the first installment of our second season, this election-season episode looks at the pros and cons of political endorsements. It considers the potential benefits and drawbacks of a student publication wading into political discourse. Can a publication recommend a candidate and still be respected as accurately presenting news? What are the differences between op-eds and outright endorsements? Our guest is the editor of the award-winning Half Moon Bay Review, Clay Lambert.

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    • 28 min
    Don't get disqualified: JOY and copyright infringement

    Don't get disqualified: JOY and copyright infringement

    Episode Notes

    JOY Committee Chair Rebecca Pollard says it breaks her heart when she has to disqualify an otherwise great portfolio because of copyright infringement. This episode provides a brief overview of the JEA's Journalist of the Year scholarship competition and provides concrete strategies to ensure each portfolio follows copyright laws.


    If you are a student or a student media adviser with a story about scholastic press freedom or a question about press law or ethics, we want to hear from you. You can reach us at sprc@jea.org with the subject line “Podcast” or tweet us at @jeapressrights. So you don’t miss out on future episodes, please subscribe to this podcast through any of the many podcast applications available for your computer or phone.


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    • 22 min
    Photojournalism during school crisis

    Photojournalism during school crisis

    Episode Notes

    In this episode, Menlo School adviser Tripp Robbins asks student journalists what they would do during a rumor-filled crisis at school and then interviews students at Palo Alto High School in California who actually dealt with one. The students and their adviser, Paul Kandell, talk about the challenges of shooting photos of breaking news and lessons they learned.


    If you are a student or a student media adviser with a story about scholastic press freedom, we want to hear from you. You can reach us at sprc@jea.org with the subject line “Podcast” or tweet us at @jeapressrights. So you don’t miss out on future episodes, please subscribe to this podcast through any of the many podcast applications available for your computer or phone.


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    • 19 min

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