Freedom of Speech?
Please answer the following questions on a separate piece of
paper (typed or handwritten).
does freedom of speech mean to you?
- Use google to
find the definition of the first amendment. What is the significant part
of this amendment for journalists?
- [Go to
and read the article on the Hazelwood court decision to answer the
following questions.] Briefly summarize
what the students were arguing.
was the court’s decision?
to the article, what is the most significant aspect of the decision? Why?
- Do you
think it is right that students have different rights than adults? Explain
- Why is
the Hazelwood decision a “devastating blow” to high school journalism?
high school publications are affected? Explain the criteria.
school officials given limitless power over school publications? Explain.
can student journalists do for help?
- Lastly, what is your position on censorship? Is censorship ever justified? Why or why not? Please write at least a thorough paragraph detailing your position.