Archive: Mar 2001

Spring 2001: Youth Journalism Introduction

By Journalist’s Trade: Youth Journalism March 15, 2001

Mark Goodman, director of the Student Press Law Center, laments the lessons about journalism and the First Amendment that young people are learning as adults censor what they write. “Professionals who fail to defend student press freedom will have only themselves to blame when young journalists they hire are one day as indifferent to the First Amendment as many working journalists are now to the problems confronted by the high-school press,” Goodman warns. Read more