All posts by Active Voice

Apply for a Fellowship

Applications are now being accepted until June 24 for the 2016-17 Active Voice fellowships.

/ June 1, 2016

Women’s History Month: Celebrating Female Journalists

The Student Press Law Center’s Active Voice celebrates female journalists during Women’s History Month. Find out more about these inspiring women at theactivevoice.tumblr.com. Video by SPLC intern Brooke Bean. Music is Prelude by reusenoise (c) 2016 Licensed under a Creative...

/ March 29, 2016

Lady Journo Confessional: Colleen Murphy

Colleen Murphy, editor of The GW Hatchet, talks about her experience as a college journalist and a woman. Video by SPLC Intern Brooke Bean Music: Flying (Liquid D&B Mix) by stellarartwars (c) 2016 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial...

/ March 24, 2016

Submit your stories to us for #SpeakUpSunday

#SpeakUpSunday is an Active Voice campaign to document the inappropriate comments and sexist statements that female journalists receive on a regular basis. We are currently accepting submissions for our first #SpeakUpSunday, coming this week. You can submit your experience via email...

/ March 21, 2016

New research finds female high school journalists bear the burden of censorship

Today at a SXSWedu panel, researchers from the University of Kansas released the results of a survey about the prevalence of censorship in high school media. The team, led by Peter Bobkowski and Genelle Belmas, questioned 461 high school student...

/ March 10, 2016

Lady Journo Confessional: Tanvi Kumar

Video by SPLC intern Brooke Bean. Tanvi Kumar, former editor-in-chief of Cardinal Columns at Wisconsin’s Fond du Lac High School talks about being censored and how she was able to overcome it. Kumar and her staff were punished after publishing...

/ March 10, 2016