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Virginia Attempts to Address Underage Drinking by Impinging Upon Free Speech

Last week, a panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ban on the advertising of alcohol in college newspapers.  The case involved a challenge to the Virginia Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission’s expansive ban on the advertising of … Continue reading

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Report Card: STUDENT PRESS

GRADE: B+ This extracurricular activity remains one of the most difficult offered at school these days – anyone who has ever worked on a student paper will vouch for the work that goes into investigating and getting the scoop, the … Continue reading

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Student newspapers move off campus and online: good news & bad news

Yesterday, we covered the recent decision of student journalists at Faribault High School to move their newspaper, the Echo, online after it was shut down by the district superintendent.  The superintendent shut down the newspaper after students refused to comply … Continue reading

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School Newspaper Circumvents Censorship by Going Online

The Star Tribune reports that students of Faribault High School, Minnesota, have moved their newspaper online after it was shut down by the school’s superintendent. The superintendent shut down the paper after student editors refused to show him an article … Continue reading

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