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Student Press Freedom Day: Accurate news reporting in 2020 is as important as it was before

Student Press Freedom Day: Accurate news reporting in 2020 is as important as it was before

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2020

Entering a new year means the return of an important day for student media: Student Press Freedom Day. Celebrated on Jan. 29, the day recognizes the 32-year-old ruling of Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, which ruled that student journalists have less First Amendment protections than professional...