Prince Lobel Tye LLP media and First Amendment lawyer Jeffrey J. Pyle will provide insight into the growing concern for schools regarding what students say or what they post online when they’re outside the school’s walls. As technology continues to change at “lighting speed,” the courts struggle to define the parameters of free speech. Joining Jeff on the panel will be an anti-bullying expert and others who will discuss the current state of the law and what resources are available to student journalists producing stories for their school’s publications. Click here for more information.
The National High School Journalism Convention is a semi-annual gathering of high school journalists and advisers sponsored by National Scholastic Press Association and its partner, the Journalism Education Association. Together, they prepare nearly 400 practical and professional learning sessions, from high-profile keynotes to specific, problem-solving breakouts, hands-on workshops and discussion groups.
With typical attendance of more than 4,000 delegates, the JEA/NSPA convention has become the place to seek solutions to the most challenging publishing and broadcasting problems, share and celebrate success stories, see what’s new in the media marketplace, discover trends and network with students and advisers from throughout the United States.