Category: Video

Lasso Staff

Virginia student confronts school board to end prior review — Q & A with Kate Karstens

Kate Karstens is a senior at George Mason High School in Falls Church, Virginia and the editor of their student newspaper, The Lasso. Since last March, she’s been on a campaign to codify press freedom in her school district by...

/ March 7, 2017

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

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

The Active Voice: Taking Risks

Mary Beth Tinker, Geneva Overholser, and Sherrese Smith talk about the importance of taking risks. Video by SPLC intern Brooke Bean. Music is “Rainbow Street” by Scott Holmes (CC 4.0).

/ March 5, 2016