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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.

    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
    A second chance at New Voices in Virginia

    A second chance at New Voices in Virginia

    Episode Notes

    Harrisonburg High School journalism adviser Emilee Hussack interviews fellow Virginian adviser Tiffany Kopcak about the second campaign to try to pass New Voices legislation in Virginia. Kopcak offers suggestions for students wanting to contact their own delegates or begin their own campaigns to create or support New Voices legislation in their own states.


    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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    • 13 min
    Hate speech as free speech — some thoughts for student media

    Hate speech as free speech — some thoughts for student media

    After giving some background about the the term "hate speech" and its legal status, Menlo School journalism adviser Tripp Robbins interviews Student Press Law Center lawyer Mike Hiestand about hate speech, the First Amendment and student media. While offensive speech is protected by the First Amendment, Hiestand clarifies some situations where it might cross over into an unprotected speech category, such as "fighting words," and reminds student editors that some decisions are ethical rather than legal.


    If you are a student or a student media adviser with thoughts on this episode, 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
    Real benefits without review and restraint

    Real benefits without review and restraint

    Episode Notes

    After defining the terms "prior review," "prior restraint" and "self-censorship," Archer School for Girls journalism adviser Kristin Taylor interviews Archer's Upper School Director Gretchen Warner and student editor-in-chief Anna Brodsky about the relationship between this private school's free student press and its administration.


    If you are a student or a student media adviser with a story about prior review or restraint, 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.

    • 27 min

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