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What, students have rights? Not until 1943
(West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette)

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in Blog, Legal issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Quick Tip27: Student First Amendment rights by Jan Ewell Before the Barnette decision, when students came into conflict with public...

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Dealing with unwanted, forced prior review QT26

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, Legal issues, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by John Bowen, MJE JEA historically has opposed prior review of student media by school officials. That opposition continues. Prior review...

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Muzzle Hazelwood with strong journalism,
status as an open public forum

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Blog, Legal issues, Quick Tips, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

 Dean v. Utica Community Schools, 2004 Quick Tip 25: Student First Amendment Rights by Jan Ewell The principal of Utica High School told...

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Decision-making for most student broadcasts
protected same as print, online QT24

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in Blog, Broadcast, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

As more schools expand their journalism programs to include broadcast and radio, it should be clear how Tinker and Hazelwood positively or...

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FAPFA reminder

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Blog, Legal issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

by John Bowen, MJE It’s never too late to recognize or reaffirm the  importance of First Amendment practices and policies – and be...

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Responsibility in scholastic media starts with
ethics, accuracy, complete story QT23

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in Blog, Ethical Issues, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments

Administrators may want student media that depicts the school in a positive light, that promotes good news and overlooks the negative. Is...

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