Category: Front Page

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

Meagan Hurley: What it means to be a woman in power

Being a woman is a powerful thing. That’s the impression I’ve been under since childhood. From my fearless mom to smart, sassy teachers and my favorite fictitious role models (Lois Lane and Buffy the Vampire Slayer), all the great women...

/ March 5, 2016

Kelcey Caulder: Advice from a college journalist

Do you remember the first time you were told that you couldn’t report on something? How your breath stopped short in your chest? The way the light drained from your eyes and anger sparked in your stomach and you knew...

/ March 5, 2016