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World Press Freedom Day letter includes scholastic media

Posted by on Apr 15, 2011 in Blog, Law and Ethics, News, Scholastic Journalism, Teaching | 0 comments


The Washington Post today published an “open letter” to President Obama and Secretary Clinton today from the Student Press Law Center, JEA and 36 other journalism and free-speech organizations urging them to declare their support for freeing “the other half” of America’s press.

Our hope is scholastic media programs will download the letter and develop Action Plans and lessons around it to show support for freedom of expression for scholastic media.

World Press Freedom Day is May 3 and is hosted in the US this year.

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